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NATO-led troops kill Taliban commander

Security & Crime

د ارشيف عکس

NATO-led troops kill Taliban commander

Oct 07, 2012 - 20:24

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A notorious insurgent commander was killed along an associate in the Syedabad district of central province of Maidan Wardak on Sunday morning, officials said.

Mullahinfo-icon Izzat, who was riding a motorcycle along with Mansoor, was killed by International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) troops in the Onkhai, the district’s administrative head said.

Dr. Muslim, speaking to Pajhwok Afghan News, accused the rebel commander of kidnappings, planting roadside bombs and involvement in disruptive activities in the district.

Mullah Izzat, who was director at the Ministry of Mines during Talibaninfo-icon’s rule, was recently appointed as commander for Syedabad district by the Quetta Shurainfo-icon, resident Syed Habib said.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the fighters inflicted casualties on foreign troops during an attack on a joint patrol of Afghan and ISAF soldiers in the Chak district of the province. He acknowledged the loss of two fighters in the ensuing clash.


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