One of the co-leaders of the deadly Kabul Attack Network bragged about his role in deadly attacks in the Afghan capital. The Taliban commander, known as Taj Mir Jawad, is the Taliban’s deputy minister of intelligence.
The unusual public call for information from USFOR-A follows the deadly suicide assault on a security installation in Kabul that took place on April 19.
A Turkish soldier and an Afghan civilian were killed in the blast. The attack on NATO’s envoy to Afghanistan takes place as rumors of peace talks between the Taliban, the Afghan government, and the US persist.
The Taliban and Afghan security forces have been fighting inside Camp Bastion for three days. Hostages may have been taken in the attack in Kabul.
Three ISAF soldiers were killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, while another soldier was killed after an Afghan soldier opened fire on military trainers at a base in Farah province.
President Karzai accused Lashkar-e-Taiba and the “intelligence agency of a foreign country” of the June 6 suicide attack that targeted Abdullah Abdullah.
Fourteen people, including the International Monetary Fund’s representative to Afghanistan, are reported to have been killed in the attack on a restaurant in a secured area of the capital.
The attack was likely executed by the Kabul Attack Network, the jihadist alliance that pools its resources to attack Coalition and Afghan targets in and around the capital.