Afghan Biographies

Mohammad Khan

Name Mohammad Khan
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1966
Function/Grade Ex Taliban Commander in Chamtal District Balkh Province
History and Biodata

3. Biodata:
Khan Mohammad was born 1966 in Chamtal District, Balkh Province. He joined the Mujahideen in remote areas of Balkh province 30 years ago.
According to him, in 1984 he arrested six soldiers from the Red Army at Alborz hillside in Herat province and then exchanged the men for more than 90 Mujahideen who had been in a Soviet Union prison.
He first joined Hizb-e-Islami and then moved across to the National Movement Party. During this time he spent more than two years in a Taliban prison.

Former Taliban commander Kahn Mohammad joined the peace process, along with 200 of his men, said on Sunday Apr 02,2017 he will take up arms again if social injustices continue to increase.
Kahn Mohammad has fought against government forces under the Taliban flag for ten years and now believes that anyone who creates trouble for the people, is an enemy. He also called on Taliban members to join the peace process.
Khan Mohammad’s men also said they had been deceived by Taliban propaganda and now they regret the things they did in the past.(20170403)

Last Modified 2017-04-03
Established 2017-04-03