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Unidentified armed men kill education officer in Logar

Unidentified armed men kill education officer in Logar

Aug 27, 2016 - 13:54

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): An educationinfo-icon officer from central Logar province was killed by unidentified armed men in Chahar Asiab district of the capital Kabulinfo-icon province, the Ministry of Education (MoE) said Saturday.

A statement from MoE received by Pajhwok Afghan News said that Mohammad Zarif, a member of education supervision of Mohammad Agha district of Logar was killed by unknown armed men on Friday night.

Provincial education department spokesman, Mohammad Shapor Arab,

told Pajhwok Afghan News that 62 years old Mohammad Zarif was working with the monitoring office of the department from the past several years.

He said, Zarif was resident of Sourkhao locality of Mohammad Agha district but he recently shifted his home to Chahar Asiab district.

The slain officer had no personal enmity with anyone, Arab said, adding investigation into the incident was underway.

At least 18 education officer have been killed and 27 others wounded as result of armed attacks during the past two years in Logar.



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