Asim Omar, a Pakistani national, and the leader of al Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), was killed in the Musa Qala district of Helmand on September 23, the Afghan National Directorate of Security, (NDS) the country's intelligence agency said on Twitter on Tuesday.
Among them was said to be Asim Umar-an Indian national who was appointed head of Al-Qaeda in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) in 2014.
The directorate posted another tweet that included a close-up of Umar's face with what appears to be blood or a wound on his forehead.
Among those killed was Raihan, Omar's courier to Ayman Al-Zawahiri, the leader of the al Qaeda network, the statement added.
"That they had been embedded steady thru the Taliban compound in the Taliban stronghold of Musa Qala", the NDS talked about in an announcement.
Al-Qaeda chief Asim Umar, killed in Afg, was 1 of few non-Salafis promoted 2 leadership, showng AQ's bid 2 expand into Deobandi/Sufi territory, where appeal 4 Salafism bn scarce.
While U.S. officials believe al-Qaida in Afghanistan to be a considerably smaller force than the Taliban, unilateral and joint U.S. and Afghan raids continue to target the group as part of a counterterrorism mission there.
The US and al-Qaeda have not confirmed Umar's death.
The US invaded Afghanistan shortly after September 11, 2001, after the Taliban - who ruled the country at the time - refused to hand over Osama Bin Laden.
But the Taliban denied the news. There were also reports that some 40 civilians were killed in an air strike during the operation.
The operation also killed 22 Taliban fighters, the ADF reported.
"Tens of ordinary civilian Afghans including those participating in a wedding ceremony" were killed and wounded, it said in an English-language statement published by SITE Intelligence, which monitors jihadist activities worldwide.
Al-Zawahiri announced the creation of AQIS in a video message released in September 2014, and said Omar would be its top commander.
He was cited as a Pakistani citizen, though officials said that may be because he was found with Pakistani identification.
He is also reported to have worked with Kashmir-focused groups such as Harkatul Mujahedeen and Jaish-e-Mohammad prior to joining al-Qaeda.
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