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.

Ghazni council chief gunned down

Ghazni council chief gunned down

Aug 29, 2012 - 20:14

GHAZNI CITY (PANinfo-icon): Unknown gunmen shot dead the provincial council chief of southern Ghazni province and his brother near their home in Ghazni city, the provincial capital, on Wednesday, an official said.

Qazi Sahib Shah came under attack from unknown gunmen in the Nawabad area on the outskirts of Ghazni city around 6pm, the governor's spokesman, Sabawon, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

His brother was also killed in the attack that left a security guard injured. Shah was on way home from his office when the gunmen opened fire at him, the official said.

An eyewitness Mohammadullah said that Shah was shot in the head after three gunmen opened fire at the public representative’s car. The gunmen were walking on the road, the witness said, adding police who reached the site soon engaged the attackers in a firefight for some time.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the assassination



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