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HPC official killed in Logar gun attack

HPC official killed in Logar gun attack

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May 26, 2013 - 16:26

PUL-I-ALAM (PANinfo-icon): Gunmen shot dead a High Peace Councilinfo-icon (HPC) official on his way home in the central province of Logar on Sunday, an official said.

Mullahinfo-icon Bashir was attacked by Talibaninfo-icon insurgents in the Dabar area of Charkh district, the provincial HPC office head, Maulviinfo-icon Asadullah Hanif, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said Bashir struggled a lot to bring about peace in the district. He was one of the influential figures in Logar, he said.

Charkh district chief Abdul Khalil confirmed Bashir's assassination.

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