A Taliban commander and his militants were mysteriously killed in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan, the local officials said Monday.
The incident took place late on Sunday night in the vicinity of Khogyani district of Nangarhar.
The provincial government says the militants and their commander were killed by unknown gunmen late on Sunday night in Kagi Haderi area of the district.
The Taliban leader killed in the attack has been identified as Fazal Ahmad along with his five fighters, the provincial government stated.
In the meantime, the district administrative government said Fazal was involved in several destructive activities in this district and their dead bodies are still lying in the area.