Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Counterterrorism official killed in Kunduz

Counterterrorism official killed in Kunduz

Sep 19, 2011 - 11:04

KUNDUZ CITY (PANinfo-icon): The Khanabad district counterterrorism chief was killed and a council member injured in separate attacks in northern Kunduz province, an official said on Monday.

Gul Mohammad, the counterterrorism official, was ambushed late on Sunday while travelling to his home, Lt. Col. Sufi Habib, the district police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Police have detained four suspects in the area in connection with the assassination, he said.

Elsewhere in the district, a district council member was injured along with his 25-year-old son in a roadside bombing, the police chief said.

Dayan, 55, and his son were traveling in the Charasyab area where a roadside bomb struck their motorcycle, Habib said, adding the victims' condition was stable.

As usual, a Talibaninfo-icon spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for the attacks, saying the counterterrorism chief and one of the bodyguards of the council member were killed.




Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update