Taliban-4The shadow governor of Taliban militant group for Khwaja Sabz Posh district of northern Faryab province has been killed by army, an official said on Sunday.

Sayed Anwar Sadat, the province’s governor said Mullah Noor-ul-Haq was killed along with a number of his companions when army targeted their position with a rocket in Gaday Qala area of Pashton Kot district last night.

Pashton Kot is among the districts of Faryab where Taliban have a strong presence.

Reports suggest that severe clashes erupted between security forces and Taliban in parts of Pashton Kot in which both sides suffered casualties.

Taliban have not yet commented on the reports.

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