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Dreaded Taliban commander killed in Logar operation: NDS

Dreaded Taliban commander killed in Logar operation: NDS

Apr 20, 2016 - 11:48

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A dreaded Talibaninfo-icon commander has been killed during a special operation by intelligence operatives in central Logar province, the spy service claimed on Wednesday.

Qari Zubair, head of the Taliban’s military omission for Paktia province, was killed along with three associated in Khoshi district, the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) said.

Another member of the Taliban’s military commission -- Qari Mir Ahmad -- was detained in the Charkh district of the same province, a statement from NDS said.

Two heavy machine guns, 28 boxes of ammunition, a vehicle, two communication devices, 28 rounds of RPG, two hand grenades, 3 mortar rounds, 6 AK-47 magazines and eight military uniforms were seized.


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