Main Taliban planner of terrorist activities in Trinkot and in different parts of Uruzgan killed in airstrike, says MoI.
Taliban Shadow Deputy Governor Killed in Uruzgan
Taliban’s shadow deputy governor Mawlawi Wali Jan, also known as Hamza, and 11 other insurgents were in an airstrike in Uruzgan province on Monday, the MoI said in a statement on Tuesday.
The airstrike was launched in Trinkot city, capital of the province on Monday, the statement said, adding that: “Weapons, ammunition and vehicles were also destroyed during the air raid.”
Hamza was the “main planner and organizer of terrorist and destructive activities, armed assault and explosions in Trinkot and as well as in different parts of Uruzgan,” according to the statement.
The Taliban have not yet confirmed the MoI’s claim.