Taliban detain veteran militia chief Mohammad Ismail Khan in Afghanistan’s Herat

After seizing the western city of Herat, Taliban insurgents detained veteran militia commander Mohammad Ismail Khan.

aliban insurgents detained veteran militia commander Mohammad Ismail Khan on Friday after they seized the western city of Herat, a provincial council member said.

Khan, who has been leading fighters against the Taliban in recent weeks, was handed over to the insurgents along with the provincial governor and security officials under a pact, provincial council member Ghulam Habib Hashimi told Reuters.

“The Taliban agreed that they will not pose any threat or harm to the government officials who surrendered,” Hashimi said.

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