NANGARHAR: As many as four senior Taliban leaders were killed and five others member of the group were arrested in an operation conducted by the Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), operatives in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
The Nangarhar government officials issued a statement in this regard on Friday. According to statement the militants were killed during an operation in Bati Kot district.
According to the governor’s office, the local Taliban leaders killed in the operation have been identified as Tur Dil alias Mullah Tur, Pacha, Mohammad Shafiq alias Sanga, and Muskin.
The militants arrested by the NDS operatives have been identified as Shakirullah alis Qari Shakir, Sangar Kochi, Rahmanullah, Ewaz Khan and Bilal.