Former HIA commander gunned down in Nangarhar
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a commander of the Gulbadin Hekmatyar-led Hezb-i-Islami (HIA) Afghanistan in the Chaparhar district of eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Saturday.
Another HIA commander, Abdullah Kamawal, confirmed the killing of Rahmat Shah and said he was a famous figure in the area.
Police have opened an investigation into the incident, but no arrests have been made so far. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
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