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Civilian death triggers protest in Kabul

Security & Crime


Civilian death triggers protest in Kabul

Feb 12, 2014 - 15:03

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Dozens of residents staged a protest to condemn the killing of a civilian by police in the Pul-i-Charkhi area on the eastern outskirts of Kabul, officials said on Wednesday.

Col. Akbar Ali, police chief for the 12th district, told Pajhwok Afghan News the protestors -- carrying the victim’s body -- gathered in front of the Pul-i-Charkhi prison and demanded the arrest of the alleged killer.

Shahabuddin Tarakhel, a resident of the area, said the civilian was gunned down early in the morning when he was passing through entrance to the notorious prison.



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