Mukhlis was the leader of the Kabul Military Corps. He was one of those big Taliban commanders. In August, Ashraf had entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan of Afghanistan after Ghani had fled.
Taliban’s top commander Maulvi Mukhlis killed in Kabul hospital attack
Maulvi Hamdullah Mukhlis, a key Taliban ally also killed in Tuesday’s attack on a military hospital in Kabul in Afghanistan. This claimed in agency reports. Mukhlis was the leader of the Kabul Military Corps. He was one of those big Taliban commanders. In August, Ashraf had entered the Rashtrapati Bhavan of Afghanistan after Ghani had fled. According to reports, 25 people killed in the attack on the Military Hospital on Tuesday. And more than 50 injured.
No organization took responsibility
No organization has yet claimed responsibility for the attack on the hospital. But it believed that the Islamic State is behind this. This dangerous terrorist organization has carried out many deadly attacks in Afghanistan within the last month. The deadliest of these attacks were on Shia mosques. Islamic State is becoming increasingly strong in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. At the same time, the Taliban has not officially released any figures regarding the attack on the Kabul hospital. The news of the death of 25 people has also been told by a security officer on the condition of anonymity. Only Taliban officials have reported the death of Mukhlis. Witnesses say that two helicopters seen flying there at the time of the attack.
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Who was Maulvi Hamdullah Mukhlis?
Maulvi Hamdullah Mukhlis was the top commander of the Taliban. He was responsible for the defense of Kabul. He was also the head of the Kabul Military Corps. It was Mukhlis who worked for coordination between the Taliban and the Haqqani network. After the Taliban captured Kabul, the responsibility of its security entrusted to Anas Haqqani, the number two member of the Haqqani network. Later the responsibility of security of the capital entrusted to Maulvi Hamdullah Mukhlis. Maulvi Hamdullah Mukhlis was the first person to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan after the Taliban took over Kabul on 15 August. His picture went viral all over the world.
Taliban said – all the attackers were killed in 15 minutes
Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said the blasts occurred at the entrance of the 400-bed Sardar Mohammad Dawood Khan Hospital. This followed by an attack by a group of Islamic State gunmen. All of whom killed within 15 minutes. The Mujahid also told that the Taliban’s Special Forces commando team air-dropped in the hospital premises by helicopter. This prevented the attackers from entering the hospital premises and all gunned down at the gate or in the courtyard.