By Sharif Amiri
A local commander of Hizb-e-Islami in Baghlan has said that he is ready to support the Afghan National Security and Defense Forces (ANDSF) against the Taliban in the central province.
Mirwais Jihadyar, who has at least 1,000 fighters, said from now on, he will fight against those groups which threaten the national interests of Afghans.
He claimed that he controls the areas that are out of government’s control in Baghlan, especially in Baghlan-e-Markazai district.
The Hizb-e-Islami commander said they have local courts where they address peoples’ judicial problems.
According to him, he has control over 150 villages in the province.
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