District administrative officer among 5 dead
JALALABAD (PAN): A district administrative officer, his son and three insurgents were killed during a clash in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.
Noor Gul, the administrative officer of Achin district, was kidnapped by the militants on Sunday, the town's chief, Syed Rahman Momand, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Three fighters and the officer’s son were killed in an attack by villagers and Gul's family members to release the captives, he said, adding the militants shot dead the kidnapped officer late Sunday night.
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