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Wanted TTP commander Mohammad Khurasani killed in Afghanistan

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Wanted TTP commander Mohammad Khurasani killed in Afghanistan

Outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesperson and the militant group’s most needed commander Khalid Batli alias Mohammad Khurasani was killed within the jap Nangarhar province of Afghanistan alongside the border with Pakistan, defence sources stated on Monday.
Khurasani, the senior TTP commander, was concerned within the killing of civilians and personnel of safety forces in Pakistan. He was killed in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, defence sources stated, with out disclosing the main points.
A senior safety official confirmed Khurasani’s demise however refused to share particulars in regards to the circumstances across the high-profile killing.
Khurasani, round 50, belonged to the Gilgit-Baltistan area and joined the extremist ranks within the Swat space of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province round 2007. He turned near the militant chief Mullah Fazlullah who later turned chief of the TTP, in accordance with the safety official.
He was appointed spokesperson of the TTP in 2014 and since then performed a key function within the militants’ propaganda marketing campaign.
Security sources stated that he not too long ago turned energetic to unite numerous militant factions underneath the management of TTP chief Mufti Noor Wali Mehsud and he was often travelling to Kabul after the Taliban take over in August final 12 months.
Earlier, he managed a terrorist hideout in North Waziristan tribal district of Khyber Pakthunkhwa however fled to Afghanistan throughout operation Zarb-i-Azab in 2014. His killing comes within the wake of the breakdown of a month-long ceasefire between the TTP and the Pakistan military.
The TTP had introduced to halt all assaults from November 9, 2021 for one month.
Last week, Pakistan Army spokesman Maj Gen Babar Iftikhar stated that the talks with the TTP ended after the banned group got here up with sure situations which weren’t acceptable. “The ceasefire finished on December 9… Operations are going on against them (militant),” he had stated, including that operations would proceed till the menace of militancy was over.