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Taliban’s shadow governor for Paktika province killed

Taliban’s shadow governor for southeastern Paktika province of Afghanistan has been killed during an operation, the Ministry of Interior(MoI) said late on Saturday. MoI in a statement said the group’s shadow governor for Paktika Pir Agha was killed during an operation in Gomal district of the province. The statement further added that four other members of the Taliban group were also killed during the same operation. According to the Ministry of Interior, the security forces also confiscated some weapons and munitions following the operation that led to the killing of Pir Agha.
Pir Agha was one of the key leaders of Taliban who had major role in planning and coordinating major terrorist related attacks, MoI added.
The anti-government armed militant groups including Taliban have not commented regarding the report so far.
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