NRF commander, Pahlawan Yaski. Photo: Social media

Taliban execute NRF commander and a civilian in Baghlan

Local sources confirmed to KabulNow the Taliban forces have publicly executed a commander of the National Resistance Front (NRF) and a civilian in the Khost district of Afghanistan’s northern province of Baghlan. The group has also detained 2 NRF members in the area .

The Taliban were tipped off about the whereabouts of an RNF commander and members on Wednesday evening, and the house they were staying were stormed by Taliban forces, a source said.

The NRF commander known as Pahlawan Yasin, and a civilian known as Farid, accused of hiding the former were executed in public on Thursday, the source said.

The Taliban and the NRF have not commented.