Deh Yak district head succumbs to injuries
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): A district chief on Tuesday succumbed to the injuries he had suffered in a roadside bombing in the southern province of Ghazni earlier in the week, an official said.
Haji Fazal Ahmad and Sher Khan Yousafzai, administrative heads of Deh Yak and Zankhan districts respectively, were injured during the explosion in Khushk area on Sunday.
Yousafzai died at 3pm while being taken to Kabul for medical treatment, Deputy Governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi told Pajhwok Afghan News. The officials had initially been evacuated to the Provincial Reconstruction Team’s health facility in Ghazni.
One security guard was killed and two others wounded in the blast that hit the vehicle the district chiefs were travelling in from Deh Yak to Ghazni City.
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