Abdul Ghani Alipoor, also known as Commander Shamshir (lit. Sword), is a local commander in Behsud District of Maindan Wardak, Afghanistan. He is known for establishing a resistance armed group against Kuchis in Behsud. On March 20, 2021 TOLOnews published a video of a Afghan Defense Force helicopter being hit by laser guided weapon claiming ot be by Alipoor's men. The helicopter was downed on March 18, 2021 at around 1:30 AM.Since, in retaliation, the Afghan Security Forces has launched an assault against Alipoor.