Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Senior hajj official joins Taliban militants in Ghor

Senior hajj official joins Taliban militants in Ghor

By
On
Nov 16, 2017 - 17:23

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): A senior hajjinfo-icon and Islamic affairs official has joined the Talibaninfo-icon in western Ghorinfo-icon province, an official said on Thursday.

Governor’s spokesman, Abdul Hai Khatibi, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Mualvi Haidari, administrative head at the provincial Islamic and Hajj affairs department, joined the Taliban for unknown reasons four days ago.

He said the National Directorate of Security (NDSinfo-icon) forces were trying to arrest Haidari.

Khatibi said the official’s joining of the Taliban would not affect security situation in the province.

Meanwhile, Mohammad Shah Majidi, director of Ghor Islamic and Hajj affairs department, confirmed the issue, but provided no details.

Mualvi Abdul Khaliq Haidari is a resident of Ghalmin area of Ferzokoh city, the provincial capital. Ghalmin area has been under Taliban control over the past two months.

mds/ma

Related Article


Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.

   

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update