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A Taliban commander eliminated in Logar

A Taliban commander eliminated in Logar

Apr 22, 2016 - 16:26

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok):  A Talibaninfo-icon key commander for Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital of central Logar, was killed and his two fighters were arrested by Afghan forces in the province, an official said on Friday.

The Taliban commander, Mullahinfo-icon Rahim, was killed and his two comrades were detained on Friday morning during an operation conducted by National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) personnel in the Bari Dasht area on the outskirts of Pul-i-Alam.

A motorcycle, two bombs and some documents were recovered from the rebels, he said adding Mullah Rahim had been designated as Taliban commander for Pul-i-Alam.

Taliban fighters have so far issued no comment regarding the death of their commander in Logar.


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