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Taliban shadow governor killed in eastern Afghanistan

Kabul, Taliban shadow governor for Paktika province, Pir Agha, has been killed in an operation with Afghan army forces, Deputy Spokesman for Afghanistan Interior Ministry Nosrat Rahimi said.

Pir Agha has been killed in Dehe Khalifeh, Gomal District, Rahimi told reporters on Sunday.

This is while, Taliban terrorist group has denied news regarding the killing of Pir Agha.

Meanwhile, in an operation to clear the remaining pockets of Taliban elements in Helmand, 18 terrorists were killed.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency IRNA

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