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Taliban’s district chief blown up by own explosives

Taliban’s district chief blown up by own explosives

May 02, 2016 - 17:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon shadow chief for the Arghistan district of northeastern Badakhshan province has been killed by a landmine explosion he was planting in southern Ghazni province.

Deputy police chief for Ghazni, Col. Sakhi Haidar, told Pajhwok Afghan News Maulviinfo-icon Najibullah was planting the roadside bomb to target a convoy of security forces.

Earlier, security forces eliminated Maulvi Sami Inqelabi, the Taliban’s deputy chief for Registan district during a clash.

Separately, Taliban leader Qari Zubair was killed in raid in Raghistan district, a statement from the Ministry of Interior (MoI) said. Three more Taliban were wounded in the attack.

In Ghazni, security forces seized a remote-controlled bomb in the second police districts of the provincial capital. Another landmine, which was planted in the Rustae Kashkak district, was defused with the help of people.


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