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6 Taliban including notorious commander dead in Nangarhar raid

6 Taliban including notorious commander dead in Nangarhar raid

Sep 13, 2016 - 15:57

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Six Talibaninfo-icon, including the group’s notorious Commander Zarqavi, have been killed in security force operation in the Batikot district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Tuesday.

The operation was conducted Monday night in the 3rd Farm locality of the district by personnel of National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon), said Attaullah Khogyani, the governor's spokesman.

A militant was arrested and some weapons were recovered by the security officials during the raid. No resident of locality could be reached for comments about the incident.

Taliban also did not say anything about the killing of its members in Batikot.



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