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Most wanted Taliban commander Amir Ullah killed in clash with security forces, confirms ISPR

Most wanted Taliban commander hailing from South Waziristan Amir Ullah alias Gud Qari has been killed in a clash with security forces here Monday, confirms a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).

As per statement issued here Monday by (ISPR), Amir Ullah alias Gud Qari was killed in an encounter in the area of Miran Shah at South Waziristan. His head money was announced Rs 20 million and he was commander of Taliban in the area of Makin Rizmak. He was involved in a string of attacks on security forces, kidnapping for ransom cases and anti state activities.

According to ISPR, 2 personnel of security forces were also injured in the clash. The security forces sources told the killed commander belonged to Mehsud tribes and he was resident of Makeen. Gud means langra in Pushto language. He was commander of Taliban of Makin and Rizmak in Badar valley in these days and he had joined Baitullah Mehsud Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan.

He was targeted when he was on his way to a doctor’s clinic. He was intercepted by a patrolling party of Touchi Scouts in Miran Shah bazaar and he opened fire on the party. In consequence of his firing, one Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) and a sepoy were injured. However Amir Ullah was killed in trade of firing, as he was alone at that time. He tied to flee but he met his doom at the hands of security forces.



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