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Taliban forces kill opposition leader Rohullah Azizi

Taliban forces killed a considerable opposition chief after taking pictures him and his driver while their vehicle was stopped at a checkpoint.

Rohullah Azizi, a brother of former Afghan vice president Amrullah Saleh, had led resistance forces in Panjshir Province. The last anti-Taliban stronghold in the country fell to the Islamists earlier this week.

Azizi was the brother of former Afghan vice president Amrullah Saleh.
Picture by SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP via Getty Images

“As we hear at the moment Taliban shot him and his driver at the checkpoint.” Azizi’s nephew, Shuresh Saleh, informed the Involved Press.

Movie circulating on the internet reportedly demonstrates a Taliban fighters firing on anti-Taliban resistance members not long ago captured in the province.

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