Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

14 suspects held in connection of passengers killing

14 suspects held in connection of passengers killing

Mar 31, 2015 - 12:49

MAIDAN SHAHR (Pajhwok): At least 14 people accused of killing 12 passengers have been detained by police in central Maidan Wardak province, an official said Tuesday.

In late March, at least 12 passengers, including a woman were killed by suspected militants on the Kabulinfo-icon-Ghazni highway in Maidan Wardak province.

Provincial police Chief Khalil Andrabi told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspects had been detained during an operation launched in various areas of Sayedabad district on Monday night.

He said that Mullahinfo-icon Sher Mohammad, a rebel fighter was involved in the killing of passengers. He added that 14 suspects including the son of Sher Mohammad were detained in the operation.

Seven of the detainees were accused of direct involvement in the attack, Andarabi added.

Another security official wishing not to be named said that Mullah Sher Mohammad was a former Haqqani Networkinfo-icon member.

Talibaninfo-icon had rejected assertions that they insurgent group was involved in the murder of passengers.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.



Twitter Update