Taliban’s deputy shadow governor for Farah killed
FARAH (Pajhwok): Taliban’s deputy shadow governor was among 15 insurgents killed during a clash with security forces in Bala Buluk district of western Farah province, officials said on Sunday.
Iqbal Baher, police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mullah Mohammad Ibrahim, Taliban’s deputy governor, was killed along with his 15 men and eight more were wounded.
Ibrahim was killed in Shiwan village of the district hours after the group attacked security check posts on Saturday night. Mullah Ibrahim was gunned down on Sunday afternoon, the police spokesman said.
According to Baher, two public order policemen were also wounded during the clash still ongoing.
Amir Mohammad Ayubi, the provincial high peace council head, said Mullah Ibrahim became notorious in Farah after his predecessor Mullah Sultan was killed in a US drone attack on the Farah-Herat highway.
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