TTP’s commander Qari Saifullah Mehsud killed in Afghanistan

KABUL (City News) – Key commander of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Qari Saifullah Mehsud on Monday has been killed in Afghanistan.

Turkish media told that Qari Saifullah Mehsud, spokesman for the Hakimullah Mehsud group, was shot dead by unknown gunmen outside the Guloon camp in Khost province.

In 2016, the TTP commander was arrested by the U.S. forces in Afghanistan and jailed for 14 months, however, he was released later.

Mehsud had also claimed the responsibility of the tragic bus attack in Karachi that killed nearly 45 people in 2015.

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