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Taliban leader Hamza killed in Khogyani

Taliban leader Hamza killed in Khogyani

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Mar 12, 2013 - 13:22

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A senior Talibaninfo-icon leader named Hamza was killed during a joint operation by Afghan and coalition forces in Khogyani district of eastern Nangarhar province, the alliance said on Tuesday.

Killed on Monday, an ISAFinfo-icon statement said Hamza was responsible for coordinating and conducting attacks against Afghan and coalition forces in Khugyani.

He specialised in improvised explosive device attacks, and also had a history of involvement in small arms and suicide attacks, the statement said.

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