Afghan Police Commander Killed by Taliban in Balkh

Afghan local officials have confirmed that a commander of Special Police unit has been killed in northern Balkh province.

The spokesman of Faryab governor, Jawid Bidar has confirmed the incident and told Reporterly that Mohammad Khan Ahmadi, the commander of special police unit in Faryab province, was killed by Taliban militants in Sholgara district.

He said that the commander was on his way from Sholgara district to Faryab province that faced an ambush by Taliban.

At least one of his guards was also killed and another one was wounded in the incident, Bidar added.

8 / December 2019
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