September 19, 2018

Senior Taliban leader and a woman killed in Logar province

By Khaama Press - Thu Apr 19 2018, 2:18 pm

A local senior Taliban leader was killed during the clashes with the Afghan security forces in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

The provincial government in a statement said the incident took place in the vicinity of the provincial capital after the Afghan forces were ambushed by a group of Taliban insurgents.

The statement further added that the security forces were transporting logistics to the security posts when they came under fire during the ambush.

According to the provincial government, a local senior leader of the Taliban identified as Enayat Khan was killed during the clashes.

The Afghan security forces did not suffer any casualty during the clashes, the statement said, adding that Enayat Khan was a senior leader of the Mullah Azizullah Group.

In the meantime, the provincial government said a woman also lost her life after a receiving a bullet fire by the militants.

The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.

Logar is among the relatively restive provinces in central parts of the country where Taliban insurgents are actively operating in some of its districts and often carry out insurgency activities.

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