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Airstrike In Kunar Province Takes Out Taliban Leader

June 22 2012


A Taliban explosives expert has been killed in a NATO airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, reports UPI.

Nabi Rahman, a leader of the group in Kunar province, was killed Friday, according to a statement from NATO's International Security Assistance Force.

Rahman provided explosives and training for insurgents and planned attacks against domestic and coalition forces, said NATO officials.

A joint force requested the airstrike after locating Rahman, who was said to be...

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