IS suicide attack kills Taliban commander

  • A suicide bomber loyal to the Islamic State targeted Taliban militants in Afghanistan's Khak-e-Afghan district, killing a senior Taliban commander, police said. The militant strapped an explosive device on his body and blew himself up among Taliban fighters killing commander Mullah Pir Agha and injuring another militant, Mullah Mati, police officer Abdul Razeq told Xinhua. Mullah Mati is the shadowy governor of Taliban in Zabul province, the official added. Source: IANS