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Taliban torch AWCC tower in Kunar, kill employee

Taliban torch AWCC tower in Kunar, kill employee

Jan 10, 2015 - 12:22

ASADABAD (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon have shot dead one person and torched antenna of Afghan Wireless Communication Company (AWCC) in the restive Dangam district of eastern Kunar province, police chief said on Saturday.

Brig. Gen. Abdul Habib Sayedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News the AWCC tower in Chonrri locality had been completed damaged in the militants’ attack.

He said Afghan security forces had started investigating the incident and the AWCC communication system was completely disrupted. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for destroying the tower.

He said the AWCC had been warned several time to stop functioning because Afghan security forces were utilizing its facilities by locating militants’ hideouts.


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