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TTP Chief Mullah Fazlullah’s son reportedly killed in Kunar airstrike

The Pakistani Taliban, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Chief, Mullah Fazlullah’s son has reportedly been killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan.
TTP Chief Mullah Fazlullah’s son reportedly killed in Kunar airstrike
AVA- The group has confirmed to the local media outlets that the son Mullah Fazlullah has been killed in an airstrike in eastern Kunar.
In a statement sent to the local media outlets, TTP has said at least nineteen suicide bombers were also among killed in the airstrike.
TTP has blamed the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), for providing information regarding the TTP hideout which was targeted by the US air forces.
The attack was reportedly carried out in Sultan Khel area of Kunar near Bajaur Agency tribal region of Pakistan.
The sources in Pakistan have said that a hideout of the group Ghaz was camp was targeted in the airstrike and the commander of Bajaur chapter of TTP Gul Mohammad was also killed in the raid.
In the meantime, reports indicate that at least twenty five people were killed in the airstrike and a key TTP figure involved in training suicide bombers Ustad Yaseen was also among those killed.
The Afghan government officials have not formally commented regarding the report so far but the Afghan officials have long been insisting on relentless fight against the terror groups.
 
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)
Thursday 8 March 2018 11:50
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