31 Mar '15, 5pm

Afghan intel captures Taliban commander involved in targeting ‘foreigners’ in Kabul

The National Directorate of Security captured a senior Taliban commander who was involved in the network in the Afghan capital that targets Westerners and other foreigners. The commander also had a hand in the recent assassination of Uruzgan’s police chief, US intelligence officials told The Long War Journal . The NDS announced today that it captured Hamidullah, who is also known as Zabit Hamid, during a clash in the 5th police district in Kabul. Hamidullah was part of a network tasked with “targeting foreigners in Kabul” and he was also “involved in several terrorist activities in Kabul, Ghazni and Paktika province,” Khaama Press reported, based on the NDS press statement. While not stated in the NDS press release, Hamidullah is a commander in what US and Coalition military officials used to call the Kabul Attack Network . This network is made up of fighters from the Tali...

Full article: http://www.longwarjournal.org/archives/2015/03/afghan-int...

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