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Gunmen kill leading tribal elder in Herat

Gunmen kill leading tribal elder in Herat

Aug 12, 2015 - 14:01

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen shot dead a leading tribal elder in western Herat province, an official said on Wednesday.

Ihsanullah Hayat, the governor’ spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News Haji Zarif was kidnapped by unidentified gunmen when he was on his way home from a masque late Tuesday night.

He said the attackers managed to escape the area, but police started investigations to nab the killers.

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