Sunday , August 20 2017

Afghan Taliban leader’s son carries out a suicide attack in Helmand province

Islamabad: Hafiz Abdul Rehman Khalid son of Taliban leader Mullah Hibat ul Allah Akhundzadeh carried out a suicide attack along with 2 other associates in Greshek district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan killing scores of Afghan forces on Thursday, Prime News reported.

According to Prime News Agency  the Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said on Saturday that Hafiz Abdul Rehman  the son of Afghan Taliban Leader  along with his two associates leading a three cars carvan  loaded with explosive  struck  a large army  base in the Greshek  district of  Helmand province on Thursday, in which scores of  Afghan forces were killed or  injured.

According to Helmand Police Spokesman, 16 Afhgan police  personal including two commanders  were also killed in a US air strike in the same district of Helmand province, on  Friday when  Afghan security forces were clearing  a village of  Taliban elements.

US and NATO Authorties in Afghanistan have confirmed the death toll in friendly strike and after expressing the deepest regret have  ordered the probe in the incident.

 

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