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District education officer shot dead in Ghor

District education officer shot dead in Ghor

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Jan 17, 2015 - 12:12

FEROZKOH (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead the educationinfo-icon officer for the Saghar district of western Ghorinfo-icon province, officials said on Saturday.   

Col. Sayed Ahmad Salangi, the acting police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mullahinfo-icon Ahmad was gunned on his way home from a mosqueinfo-icon after night prayers.

The gunmen escaped and an investigation has been launched track them down.   Sibghatullah Akbari, the education director, asked security organs to prosecute the attackers.  

Akbari said: “Militants should not harm education officials because they don’t have any political motive and their only aim is to educate children.”

Last year, an education monitoring officer and a teacher were killed in a blast in Teora district and three other teachers shot dead by militants in Shahrak.

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