Afghanistan NDS targets Jihadi commander in a night raid: Sources

Monitoring Desk

KABUL: Afghanistan National Defense Security (NDS) special forces killed a Jihadi commander and 4 others in a night raid, eyewitnesses said.

AmerSattarGhorbandi, a former Jihadi commander and member of Jamiat Party of Afghanistan has been killed during a night operation in by the NDS special forces in KhairKhana, a crowded residential area of district 11 in the capital Kabul.

Reports suggest that together with AmerSattar, four other members of his family have been killed.

Atta Mohammad Noor, a senior member of Jamiat Party condemns the NDS ambush on a residential house killing 5 members of a family member including a former Jihadi commander.

“I condemn this shocking incident and demand from President Ghani to personally follow up this suspicious and mysterious incident.”, Atta Mohammad Noor said in a statement.

ArmullahSaleh, the former NDS chief and a member of President Ghani’s electoral team, in a statement published on his Facebook wall has said that he will personally follow up and pursue the murder of AmerSattarGhorbandi, who was his close ally.

“A delegation that will include four members of the National House, two members of the victim’s family, two experts from the Northern Alliance together with the government’s technical experts, will be formed to investigate the issue”, Saleh said.

Afghanistan government authorities have not yet commented on this particular incident.

Despite approaching NDS, Khaama Press could not obtain the comments of the National Security Directorate.(Khaama Press)