Afghan woman kill Taliban commander over privacy breach in Baghlan


AFGHANISTAN: An Afghan woman has killed a Taliban commander over home privacy breach in northern Baghlan province of Afghanistan, security officials said Friday.

Provincial police spokesman, Jawed Basharat, said the incident took place in Khwajah Bahauddin district of Baghlan province late on Thursday night.

Meanwhile, provincial police chief, Gen. Ewaz Mohammad Nazeri, said the Taliban commander was killed after he entered into the house of the woman, an act that is considered a serious breach of privacy by the Afghans.

He said another Taliban militant was also injured after the woman opened fire on the militants in Khwajah Alwan area.

Gen. Nazeri also added that the police forces were immediately deployed to the area following the incident.

The Taliban militants group has not commented regarding the incident so far which comes amid tense security situation in Baghlan province.

The Afghan national security forces are busy with the clearance operations in Dand-e-Ghori district where the Taliban militants were actively operating earlier. -KP

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