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Paktika elder killed in gun-and-suicide attack

Paktika elder killed in gun-and-suicide attack

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Apr 11, 2014 - 17:19

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A tribal elder was killed and three civilians injured in a gun-and-suicide attack in the Argun district of southeastern Paktika province on Friday, the governor’s house said.

The attacker first shot tribal elder Gul Babari Zadran with a pistol around 1pm in the district’s bazaar and then blew up explosives strapped to his body, killing the elder and injuring three other civilians, the governor’s house said in a statement.

Governor Mohibullah Samim condemned the attack as the handiwork of Afghanistaninfo-icon’s enemies.

The statement said Zadran had no government job and he had been active cooperating with the government in executing development activities.

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