Farah: Emir Dentist kabooms himself, 6 Talibs toes up

Famous Taliban commander Shah Maqsood, alias Dentist killed by own bomb in Farah

An explosion in western Farah province killed a famous Taliban commander Shah Maqsood who was also famous as Dentist.

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) in a statement said Shah Maqsood and one was his accomplices were killed in an explosion triggered by a roadside bomb.

The statement further added that the two men were planting a roadside bomb in Pashtun Kot district when the incident took place.

The Ministry of Interior also added that Shah Maqsood was in charge of a group of 30 militants in Farah province.

He was involved in various terrorist related activities in various parts of Farah province, the Ministry of Interior added.

11 Taliban militants killed, wounded in a clash with the security forces in Farah

[KhaamaPress] A clash broke out between Afghan security forces and Taliban militants in western Farah province of Afghanistan late on Saturdya night.

The 207th Zafar Corps said Sunday that the clash took place in Ziarat-e-Aab Garam Village in Anar Dara district.

The security forces killed 6 Taliban militants and wounded 5 others during the clash, the 207th Zafar Corps added.

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

This comes as the security situation in some districts of Farah province has deteriorated during the recent months.

Taliban militants are active in some restive areas of the province and often conduct terrorist related activities.
Posted by: trailing wife 2019-06-10