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Taliban’s district chief killed along with 7 others

Taliban’s district chief killed along with 7 others

Nov 03, 2014 - 19:48

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A shadow district chief was killed along with seven other fighters during a security operation in northeastern Badakhshan province, an official said on Monday. 

Talibaninfo-icon’s governor for Warduj district, Mullahinfo-icon Allauddin, and seven of his accomplices were killed in the firefight, police chief Gen. Baba Jan told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Elsewhere in the district, police have surrounded a group of fighters and an exchange of gunfire is ongoing. The security personnel are currently conducting an operation to recover 27 of their colleagues kidnapped by the Taliban a week ago.



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