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Wolesi Jirga Secretariat employee shot dead

Wolesi Jirga Secretariat employee shot dead

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Oct 01, 2011 - 14:46

JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): An employee of the Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon Secretariat was killed and two others injured when militants opened on their vehicle in the eastern province of Laghman, officials said on Monday.

On his way from the Torkham dry port in Nangarhar province to Kabulinfo-icon, Mir Agha came under attack at 9pm, when militants opened fire on his vehicle in the Abresham Valley of Sarobi district.

Highway commander, Col. Shakoor Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News Agha was killed and his brother Mohammad Akbar injured in the shooting. The injured was taken to the Nangarhar Civil Hospital.

Sarobi district chief, Hazrat Mohammad Haqbeen, said the incident took place on the Laghman side of the valley. The victims were residents of the Shamsakhel village of Alishang district.

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