Lashkar-e-Islam Head Mangal Bagh killed in Achin blast

Pakistan’s Lashkar-e-Islam militant group head Mangal Bagh has been killed in a bomb blast in the Achin district of eastern Nangarhar province, a well-placed security source said on Thursday.

Bagh was killed at around 12:00pm in blast in the Bandari locality of Achin. The bomb was planted closed to his house main gate.

Nangarhar officials did not speak about the incident. Mangal Bagh group also did not comment about the incident.