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Taliban governor for Laghman killed: NDS

Taliban governor for Laghman killed: NDS

Jul 14, 2015 - 18:37

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon shadow governor for the eastern province of Laghman has been killed along with a dozen fighters, the spy agency said on Tuesday.

A National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) statement quoted the agency’s spokesman, Abdul Hasib Sediqi, as saying the shadow governor, Amin Jan Kuchiinfo-icon, and his 12 fighters had been killed in Maro Cheena, an area between the Achin and Ghanikhel districts of eastern Nangarhar province.

He said Kuchi had been on the NDS’s most wanted list and was responsible for several attacks on security forces and was considered a great threat to security of local residents.

However, the statement did not mention the exact timing and how Kuchi and his fighters were killed.



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