Afghan forces have killed the Taliban mastermind of a suicide automotive bomb attack that left 31 safety personnel lifeless, officers stated on Monday.
Hamza Waziristani was killed in an air strike in a single day in the jap province of Ghazni, the place the bomber struck an Afghan navy base on Sunday.
“The mastermind behind yesterday’s terrorist attack on the (Ghazni) base was killed along with seven other terrorists,” the Defence Ministry stated in an announcement.
Ministry spokesman Fawad Aman advised AFP that Waziristani was a Taliban militant from the Pakistani border area of Waziristan.
The attack was one of the deadliest in months focusing on authorities forces in Afghanistan, the place violence has surged for the reason that begin of peace talks between President Ashraf Ghani’s administration and the Taliban in Qatar.
The Taliban usually don’t touch upon lethal assaults.
The insurgents have launched close to day by day assaults in opposition to Afghan forces, primarily in rural areas, since signing a cope with Washington in February that paved the best way for the withdrawal of overseas troops by May 2021.