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

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

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

Tribal elder, 6 police killed in Kandahar blast

Tribal elder, 6 police killed in Kandahar blast

By
On
Oct 11, 2011 - 20:16

KANDAHAR CITY/JALALABAD (PANinfo-icon): A tribal elder was killed along with six policemen in a roadside bombing in the Zheri district of southern Kandahar province on Tuesday, an official said.

The bombing took place in the afternoon, leaving Haji Abdul Wali, the tribal elder, and six policemen dead, the governor's spokesman, Zalmay Ayubi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The slain elder had a key role in cleansing the district of militants with support from locals, he said, adding the elder himself would maintain security for hospitals and schools.

The governor's house in a statement condemned the incident and blamed the Talibaninfo-icon for planting the improvised explosive device.

In eastern Nangarhar province, militants shot dead a tribal elder in the Khogyani district, the fourth such incident over the past one month, an official said on Tuesday.

The militants took Malak Noorullah out of his house and sprayed him with bullets on Monday night in Pirakhel area, the governor’s spokesman, Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the assisanation, but such killings are blamed on the insurgents.

myn/ma

Tags: 

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

Advertisement

Twitter Update