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Taliban’s district chief killed in Wardak airstrike

Taliban’s district chief killed in Wardak airstrike

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Oct 17, 2019 - 13:34

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Talibaninfo-icon’s shadow chief for the Chak district of central MaidanWardak province has been killed, the governor’s office said on Thursday.

A statement from the governance’s house said an airstrike carried out in the Sagaidarband locality of the district at midnight.

The statement added Mullahinfo-icon Janan -- also known as Abid -- was killed along with his bodyguard in the air raid.

Janan was also accused of planning and conducting attacks against the security forces. He also acted as Taliban’s shadow governor.

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