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Taliban bomb kill own commander and 4 comrades in West of Afghanistan

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A Taliban commander was killed in an explosion in western Herat province of Afghanistan along with four other Taliban insurgents.


The Ministry of Defense (MoD) said the slain Taliban commander was identified as Taj Mohammad and fell prey to an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) planted by fellow militants.
According to a statement by MoD, the incident took place in Shindand district which is among the relatively volatile districts in Herat.
The statement further added that three Taliban insurgents were also wounded in the incident.