Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Community council head, member gunned down

Community council head, member gunned down

By
On
Jun 16, 2013 - 17:15

PUL-I-ALAM (PANinfo-icon): Gunmen shot dead the head and a member of a local community council in the Barak-i-Barak district of central Logar province on Sunday, an official said.

The two were killed in the noon in Yahya Qala area, the Barak-i-Barak district chief, Eng. Mohammad Rahim Amin, told Pajhwok Afghan New.

The council head Agha Jan and member Najibullah were travelling from Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital, to the town of Barak-i-Barak when four gunmen intercepted their car and shot them dead.

The district chief said Agha Jan was a tribal elder whose death was a big loss for the local community.

Barak-i-Barak is one of unstable districts in Logar located 14 kilometers southeast of Pul-i-Alam.

No one has so far claimed responsibility for the assassinations.

mds/ma

Tags: 

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

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update