Gunmen kill NDS officer in Helmand
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Militants gunned down an officer of National Directorate of Security (NDS) and wounded another in a fresh bout of targeted killing in southern Helmand province, official said Wednesday.
Col. Abdul Ahad Chopan, provincial police spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident occurred last evening.
Hameedullah, the intelligence operative was killed while his colleague suffered several bullet injuries, he added.
Claiming responsibility for the attack, Taliban said two intelligence employees of provincial police headquarter had been killed in the attack.
The targeted killing had witnessed surge in Helmand in recent past. Last week, gunmen shot dead two civilians in the province.
Chopan said an inclusive strategy was underway to control situation in the province.
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