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Afghanistan: Taliban leader killed by his own security guard

Just Earth News | @justearthnews | 15 May 2019 Print

Afghanistan: Taliban leader killed by his own security guard

Kabul: A Taliban leader has been shot dead by his own security guards in Afghanistan's Lagman province, media reports said on Wednesday.

The 201st Silab Corps announced Wednesday that Mawlavi Gul Mohammad alias Sheikh Sahib who was in charge of inviting militants to Taliban ranks was shot dead by his own security guard in Alisheng district, reported Khaama Press.

According to a statement released by 201st Silab Corps, Mawlavi Gul Mohammad was killed in Ghaziabad area of the district on Tuesday, reported the news agency.

After the killing, Mawlavi Gul Mohammad’s security guard reportedly handed himself over to security forces.

The Taliban did not comment on the issue so far.