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.

3-member target killing group killed in Uruzgan clash

3-member target killing group killed in Uruzgan clash

Jul 11, 2016 - 18:51

TIRINKOT (Pajhwok): A three-member group involved in targeted killings was eliminated during a clash with police in central Uruzgan province, an official said on Monday.

Uruzgan police chief Brig. Gen. Mohammad Wais Samimi told Pajhwok Afghan News the group attacked a police sergeant in Deh Yak district of Tirinkot, the provincial capital.

The sergeant survived the attack and the three attackers were killed when the police returned fire, he said. He said the three-member group had been involved in the killing of government, security officials, tribal elders and religious scholars.

He said police had taken into custody corpses of the three, two guns fitted with silencer and as many motorcycles.

He said a notorious gang leader involved in targeted killings, landmine blasts and other anti-government activities had recently been detained by police in the province.



Related Article

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


Add new comment


Twitter Update