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Afghan and coalition forces today confirmed the death of Taliban leader Qurashi from a security operation in Kunduz province, Saturday.

Qurashi, also known as Baz Khan and Zubair, was a Taliban leader specializing in the use of improvised explosive devices and was directly involved in planning and executing IED attacks.

In other International Security Assistance Force news throughout Afghanistan:

East

Afghan National Army Special Forces, partnered with U.S. special forces, killed a number of insurgents during a patrol in Paktiya province Friday when the coalition partners were ambushed by more than a dozen insurgents. The combined force returned fire and used air support to kill the insurgents. No civilians or security forces were killed or injured during the engagement.

During a patrol in Paktiya province Saturday, Afghan National Security Forces, partnered with U.S. special forces, killed a number of insurgents when the coalition partners were ambushed. No civilians or security forces were killed or injured during the engagement.

Afghan National Security Forces, partnered with U.S. special forces, killed a number of insurgents during a patrol in Paktiya province Saturday. No civilians or security forces were killed or injured during the engagement.

Article by ISAF Regional Command East