Former Military Member Commits Suicide After Taliban Prison Release in Khost Province

According to local sources in Khost, a former government military member named Mohammad Anwar committed suicide after being released from Taliban prison in the province.

Sources say that Anwar, who was an employee of the National Directorat of Security in the previous government, ended his life by drinking poison in Matun, center of the Khost province, on Sunday, April 9.

Information from sources suggests that Anwar’s limbs were broken due to Taliban torture during his imprisonment in Khost province.

The reason for the former military member’s suicide after his release from the Taliban prison is still unclear.

The Taliban have not commented on the matter, while two other former government military members, including an army officer and a national security agency employee, are currently held in Taliban prison in Khost province with no information on their fate.