Illegal armed group leader killed in Sar-i-Pul
SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen shot dead an illegal armed group commander in northern Sar-i-Pul province, police said on Sunday.
Syed Hashim, commander of the group “Zulfikar” was killed on Saturday night in Pala area of Gospandi district, acting provincial police chief Col. Inayatullah Habibi told Pajhwok Afghan News. He did not provide further details.
No group has claimed responsibility for Hashim’s killing.
Gosfandi district chief Ghulam Sakhi said the illegal armed group had been active in Balkhab, Sangcharak and Gosfandi districts over the past two years, forcibly collecting usher and zakat from local residents.
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