Education officer, brother dead in blast
After visiting a high school in Teura district, the men were returning home when their motorcycle struck the roadside bomb.
Mohammad Masoom, the education officer, was killed on the spot, the district deputy education chief told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Abdul Hakim said the victim’s brother, Mohammad Yousuf who was an instructor at the Yakhan High School, succumbed to his injuries on the road to hospital.
Abdul Hai Khatibi, the governor’s spokesman, said Masoom was a former Jihadi commander. He added an investigation was underway, but so far no one had been detained.
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