A high rank military General of Pakistan is killed in Afghanistan: Pakistani Press
Shahid Aziz, Ex- Pakistan’s higher-ranking military general is said to have been killed in Afghanistan. Shahid Aziz who had served as the National Accountability Bureau chairman and as the Director General Military Operations (DGMO) is been killed in Afghanistan, while he was fighting against the Afghanistan National Defensive and Security Forces.
Several local newspapers inside Pakistan including “Pakistan Today” has reported his death news. Although Shahid Aziz’s son, stating a local media, has rejected the report that stated his father’s death and fights alongside Taliban in Afghanistan.
According to Pakistan today’s report “Lt General (r) Shahid Aziz wanted to compensate for what he had done in favor of the US troops, and therefore, he was in Afghanistan wherein he was killed”.
The report further states that “former army chief General (r) Pervez Musharraf said that Shahid Aziz had grown a beard and gone to Syria, and according to some people, he had been killed there.”
Shahid Aziz, who had served in Pakistan’s military for 37 years, has remained one of Pakistan’s top military generals and has led various high-ranking positions including Director General of Military Operation, National Accountability Bureau (NAB) chairman, The Chief of General Staff and Lahore corps commander. He has also written a book titling “Yeh Khamooshi Kaha Tak” (Silence till when) where he discussed the Kargill Fight.
After his death, the accusations of Kabul Government towards Pakistan’s financial, logistical and advisory support for terrorist groups is turned to get a fact state. Kabul Government has repeatedly claimed that Pakistan is supporting and sponsoring Taliban and has launched an undeclared war against Afghanistan.