NOWSHERA: A key Taliban commander was killed in police operation in Azakhel area of Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa.
Police said that the Taliban commander Farooq and his accomplice Matih-ur-Rehman were killed during an operation by CID police in Azakhel area.
“Both the criminals were entering in the district when the police launched operation against them.”
In April, dozens of Taliban stormed a prison in Bannu district of the province and freed nearly 400 inmates, including one on death row for trying to assassinate former president Pervez Musharraf.
Source: Monitoring Desk