Afghan Military surprise response over killing of Hamza Bin Laden at Pak Afghan border
KABUL - Afghan Military surprise response over killing of Hamza Bin Laden at Pak Afghan border as it seems to be unaware of any such high profile killings in military operation.
Afghan security forces had no role in the killing of Hamza bin Laden, the son of former al-Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden, the Afghan Ministry of Defense announced on Sunday.
“There are reports about killing of the son of Osama Bin Laden but Afghan security forces had no role in such an operation,” said Rohullah Ahmadzai, the Defense Ministry Spokesman.
In addition, the Interior Ministry said that the al-Qaeda network is still providing support to the Taliban insurgent group.
Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman for the interior ministry further said that al-Qaeda members are still taking part in Taliban military operations.
On Saturday, the U.S. President Donald Trump announced that Hamza bin Laden had been killed during a counter-terrorism operation in the region around the Afghanistan–Pakistan border.