ALP commander kills his Taliban son among four
MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Four Taliban militants have been killed and three others wounded after an Afghan Local Police (ALP) commander attacked their hideout in the Qaisar district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said on Saturday.
Lt. Col. Nizamuddin, the Qaisar district chief, said the ALP commander, Syed Abdul Basir, attacked a group of Taliban in Ziaratgah locality and killed four of them, including his own son.
Basir said his son had links with Taliban over the past few years and he transferred weapons and ammunitions to the insurgents. His slain son and another brother formally joined the Taliban in November last year.
“My sons served under Taliban commander Mullah Hafizullah and they had threatened me several times with death for being an ALP commander and serving the government,” he said.
The ALP commander said his son was wounded when he and other officials sprayed them with bullets and he later dies of his serious wounds.
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