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Al-Qaeda member, Taliban commander killed in Paktika raid: NDS

30 Mar 2021 - 17:07
30 Mar 2021 - 17:07

KABUL (Pajhwok): A top al-Qaida operative and a Taliban commander have been killed in security forces targeted operation in the Gyan District of Paktika province, a statement from the National Directorate of Security (NDS) said on Tuesday.

Dawlat Bek Tajiki Known as Abu Muhammad Al Tajiki a prominent Al-Qaida operative for Indian subcontinent and Hazrat Ali the main resident of Waziristan commander of Taliban terrorist group and masterminds of the complex, bloody and large-scale joint Taliban and al-Qaeda attacks.

These individuals were liaisons between the al-Qaeda network and the Taliban terrorist group, and were responsible for equipping and financing the Taliban terrorist group, and in the latter act, they planned and advised the Taliban on large-scale spring attacks.

It is noteworthy that, Abu Mohammad Tajiki and Hamza Muhajer were planning to provide advanced weapons and military training to the Taliban fighters in Ghazni, Logar and Zabul provinces.

The men were tasked to provide military training to Taliban fighters and sought to expand the training to other Taliban bases.

The (NDS) reconnaissance forces reinstate their bases in Ghazni province, and while they were trying to transit to Paktika province to fund and equip the Taliban fighters, have been killed by NDS special forces.



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