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Journalist among Kabul attack fatalities

Journalist among Kabul attack fatalities

Jan 26, 2014 - 20:00

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A young journalist, Mohammad Shahid Naeemi, lost his life to Sunday’s suicide attack in Kabul. At least four people were killed and 22 others wounded in the bombing.

The Afghanistaninfo-icon Journalists Cenete (AFJC) said Naeemi was killed as the attacker detonated his suicide vest near an army vehicle in the Kart-i-Naw area of the eighth police district.

A statement from AFJC quoted Salma Suri, the director of Nawa Radio Station and Sabah TV channel, as saying that Naeemi was waiting for a taxi when the bomber struck.

According to Suri, Naeemi was a student of literature at the Kabul University. He was hired as producer at Nawa Radio a couple of months ago.

Based on information from the Ministry of Defence, the attacker targeted a bus carrying Afghan National Army (ANA) staff to work. Two civilians and two ANA soldiers were killed.



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