PARWAN: The shadow military chief of Taliban for northern Parwan province has been killed in an apparent infighting, the local security officials said Friday.
Provincial Police Chief Mohammad MahfuzWalizada said Mullah Qadir, the shadow military chief of Taliban has been killed along with two others in Jabal Saraj district.
He said Mullah Qadir has apparently been killed in an infighting among the Taliban militants.
Muhfuz further added that another Taliban militant has also sustained injuries during the clash which took place late on Thursday night.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding of Mullah Qadir so far.
Parwan has been among the relatively calm provinces in North of Afghanistan but the security situation in some of its remote districts has deteriorated during the recent years.
The Taliban militants are active in some of the districts of Parwan and often attempt to carry out terrorist related activities.
The Kabul Times