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Taliban Kills 3, Wounds 13 in Attack Targeting Top U.S. Commander

Taliban Kills 3, Wounds 13 in Attack Targeting Top U.S. Commander

The Taliban has claimed responsibility for staging an assassination attempt on Thursday carried out by a provincial governor’s bodyguard against the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and Afghan security officials that ended up killing three people and wounding 13 others, including two Americans.

In a statement, Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid noted that the targets of the attack were the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan and anti-Taliban strongman and Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq.

AlKhandaq#Breaking: Infiltrator (abu Dujana) opened fire during inside governor house during meeting b/w commander Abdul Razziq & Gen. Miller; Abdul Razziq along with multiple high ranking officials killed, many wounded – Ahmadi https://t.co/83avqIj3cj — Zabihullah (???? ???? ? ) (@Zabihullah_4) October 18, 2018

Afghan Gen. Abdul Momin Hussainkhail, the intelligence chief in Kandahar, reportedly revealed that an Afghan journalist was among the fatalities.

Afghan officials reported revealed that the shooter wounded 13 people, including two Americans and Kandahar Gov.

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