Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Taliban shoot surrendering commander in Kunduz

Taliban shoot surrendering commander in Kunduz

May 02, 2011 - 15:52

KUNDUZ CITY (PANinfo-icon): Talibaninfo-icon insurgents killed a commander who recently surrendered to the authorities in the northern province of Kunduz, an official said on Monday.

Mohammad Omar was killed along with his nephew in Nahr-i-Kuhna village of Dasht-i-Archi district on Sunday, the district chief, Sheikh Sadruddin, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The Taliban stormed Omar's house, killing the former Taliban-designated district chief and his nephew. Omar shun the insurgency along with 10 fighters a month back.

Omar had said he joined the Taliban two years ago. He escaped to Pakistaninfo-icon three months ago when Afghan National Army soldiers launched an operation against insurgents in the district. He had said Taliban leaders in Pakistan fought for their own interests and power.

A The Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the fighters had killed Omar and two of his guards.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update