Prominent Taliban Leader Critically Wounded in Herat

  • Date of Publication : 30/10/2018 at 13:56 GMT
Print
A
A

A prominent Taliban leader was critically wounded during the operations of the Special Forces of the Afghan National Police in western Herat province of Afghanistan.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said the Afghan Police Special Forces conducted operations in Pashtun Zarghoon district on Monday during which the shadow district chief of Taliban for the same district Mullah Nabi was critically wounded.

Teh statement further added that four other militants were also wounded during the same operations and three security guards of Mullah Nabi were wounded.

The Afghan Police forces also confiscated seven motorcycles and four improvised explosive devices during the operations, the Ministry of Interior added in its statement.

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

Herat is among the relatively calm provinces in West of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its districts has deteriorated during the recent years.

Print
A
A