A commander of the Public Uprising Forces who was previously serving as the commander of General Abdul Rashid Dostum has been killed in Taliban’s ambush in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan.
According to the local security officials, Commander Abdul Jalil was killed late on Tuesday afternoon in the vicinity of Dasht-e-Lili.
Provincial security chief Faqir Mohammad Jawzjani said Commander Jalil and his driver were patrolling the area in Bashikod area when they were ambushed by the Taliban insurgents.
He said Commander Jawzjani and his driver were killed in the ambush of the Taliban insurgents and their vehicle was set on fire.
The anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.
Jawzjan is among the relatively volatile provinces in the North where the anti-government armed militant groups including the Taliban insurgents are actively operating in some of its districts.
Militants affiliated with the Islamic State terror group are also active in some parts of Jawjzan province where often reports of armed clashes and coordinated attacks are emerging from.
Source The Khaama Press