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Haqqani network commander leading a group of 50 insurgents killed in Logar
Date : Thursday 31 August 2017 13:45
A prominent commander of the Haqqani terrorist network who was leading a group of at last fifty insurgents was killed during an operation in central Logar province of Afghanistan.

AVA- The Ministry of Interior of Afghanistan in a statement confirmed that the commander of the terror network was killed late on Tuesday night.

The statement further added that the slain Haqqani network commander has been identified as Mawlavi Abdul Rahman who was also famous as Mullah Qand.

According to MoI, the operation that led to the killing of Mullah Qand was conducted in the vicinity of Kharwar district by the Special Unit of the Afghan national police forces.

The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban and Haqqani network have not commented regarding the report so far.

The Afghan and US officials saying that the leadership councils of the notorious Haqqani terrorist network having links with the Taliban are based in Peshawar, Quetta, and other parts of Pakistan and the terror network is involved in some of the largest attacks in the country, including the ones on US forces.

The Afghan officials earlier said that the deadly explosion near the embassy of Germany in Kabul was plotted by the Haqqani network in Pakistan, although the leaders of the network and the Taliban have rejected their role in the devastating attack that killed over one hundred and fifty people.

Story Code: 149132
Source : Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)