Publish dateTuesday 12 March 2019 - 00:45
Story Code : 181268
Prominent Taliban commander identified as Shafiullah killed in Logar province
A prominent Taliban commander identified as Shafiqullah has been killed during the operation of Afghan National Defense and Security Forces in central Logar province.
AVA- The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the Afghan National Defense and Security forces conducted a joint operation in Mohammad Agha district, leaving at least five militants dead, including Shafiqullah, one of the prominent commanders of Taliban.
The statement further added that the operations as conducted as part of Khyber-5 operations during which two Taliban militants were also wounded.
According to Ministry of Interior, at least 500 kgs of explosives were also destroyed during the operation and 8 motorcycles, a vehicle, a Dragunov sniper rifle, and 3 Ak-47 assault rifles were confiscated.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the operation so far.
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