Qari Emal, a Taliban commander, was killed in clashes with security forces in north-eastern Kapisa province on Sunday, local officials said.
In addition, Rabeullah, another Taliban commander, was among two other insurgents injured in the clashes.
The clashes took place in Tagab and Alasay district of the province after the insurgents reportedly attacked security forces, a spokesman for theprovincial governor, Qais Qaderi, said.
“There were no civilian or security forces casualties in the clashes,” he said.
Tagab and Alsay are the insecure districts in the province in which insurgents have activities and frequently attack security forces.