Afghan forces arrest fugitive Taliban commander in Farah

Salaam Times

FARAH -- Afghan forces captured a Taliban commander who was on the run in Farah Province, the Interior Ministry said in a statement Wednesday (April 17).

The suspect, identified as Mullah Azizullah and also known as Zakari, was wounded by Afghan forces last week in Nad-e-Ali District, Helmand Province, the statement said, without providing details on when the arrest occurred.

Azizullah was involved in planning terrorist attacks in Helmand, Badghis, Nimroz and Farah provinces, it added.

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