Afghanistan's top spy agency on Tuesday claimed the head of the al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) was killed along with six other terrorists in the country's southern Helmand province.
A top al Qaeda commander was killed in a raid by Afghan forces last month, Afghan intelligence officials said Tuesday, in an operation backed by USA airstrikes that also killed tens of civilians.
The NDS said the slain AQIS members were "embedded inside the Taliban compound in the Taliban stronghold of Musa Qala".
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India-born Asim Umar, the chief of the Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), has been killed during a joint US-Afghan raid on a Taliban hideout in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Afghan officials said on Tuesday.
Abdul Majed Akhund, deputy provincial councilman in Helmand, had said that most of the dead were women and children.
US Forces-Afghanistan declined to comment. 14 people were arrested, including five Pakistani nationals and one Bangladeshi.
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It has also claimed responsibility for the murders of activists and writers in Bangladesh, including that of US citizen Avijit Roy, US Embassy local employee Xulhaz Mannan, and of Bangladeshi nationals Oyasiqur Rahman Babu, Ahmed Rajib Haideer and AKM Shafiul Islam. The Afghan Taliban vowed to shun ties with al-Qaeda during their failed peace parley with the Americans.
The Taliban are active in the province and regularly launch attacks against security forces there.
Authorities said they would investigate reports of 40 civilians also being killed, The Hindu reported. The Taliban and IS killed 531 and wounded 1,437, down 43 per cent.
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