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Zabul education official shot dead in Quetta

Zabul education official shot dead in Quetta

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Feb 05, 2014 - 11:11

QALAT (PANinfo-icon): An advisor to the educationinfo-icon department in southern Zabul province has been shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Pakistaninfo-icon’s southwestern Balochistan province, an official said on Wednesday.

Deputy Governor Mohammad Jan Rassoulyar told Pajhwok Afghan News Asadullah Khakyar was gunned down in the Kachlagh area of Balochistan on Tuesday evening.

He slammed the killing of Khakyar, also a former jihadiinfo-icon commander, as a grave injustice to the cause of education. Rassoulyar blamed the Talibaninfo-icon for the advisor’s murder. 

Education Director Rahimullah Ludin had been on winter vacation to his residence in Quetta, where he was picked by the Taliban three days ago. His body was found by locals yesterday, the director added.

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