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Taliban's shadow deputy governor killed in airstrike

24 May, 2012

ASADABAD: The Taliban's shadow deputy governor for Nuristan province was killed in an airstike of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Want Waigal district of Nuristan province Wednesday, officials said.

The ISAF aircrafts conducted airstrike on positions of Taliban in Hamshoz area in Want Waigal district, the Nuristan police chief, Ghulamullah told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP).

"The Taliban-designated deputy governor for Nuristan province, Sheikh Jamil-ur-Rehman, and his accomplice commander, Hakim Khan, were killed in the blitz," he added.

He said Sheikh Jamil-ur-Rehman was a resident of Hamshoz village in Want Waigal district and was involved in various activities of insecurity.

The police chief said the security situation of the province would improve after his death.

Meanwhile, a resident of Want Waigal district told the AIP that Sheikh Jamil-ur-Rehman was killed in attack carried out by an unmanned aircraft.

The Taliban confirmed demise of Sheikh Jamil-ur-Rehman and their spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, told the Afghan Islamic Press (AIP): "The Islamic Emirate's deputy governor for Nuristan province, Sheikh Jamil-ur-Rehman, was killed along with a companion in airstrike of the foreign forces in Want Waigal district."


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