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Jawzjan police officer gunned down

Jawzjan police officer gunned down

May 23, 2014 - 12:18

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a detective officer of the crime branch along with his colleague in northern Jawzjan province on Friday, an official said.


Col. Abdul Manan Raufi, provincial chief of operations, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Abdul Latif Ishaqzai, the crime branch officer, was gunned down at 10:30am on a road near Khwaja Doki district.

Soon after the incident, a police contingent rushed to the scene to nab the perpetrators but no arrest could be made till the filing of this report.

He said that the slain official had stepped up efforts to purge the area of anti-state elements and insurgents.

Dr. Faridoon, provincial public healthinfo-icon director, that another person who was a doctor by profession had also been killed with the police officer.

Talibaninfo-icon Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid said two policemen were also killed in the clash in the area. He acknowledged killing of one insurgent.

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