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Residence of senior Parwan official comes under fire

Residence of senior Parwan official comes under fire

Jan 07, 2016 - 12:55

CHARIKARinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The residence of the Agricultureinfo-icon and Veterinary Science Institute head came under attack in the central province of Province, officials said on Thursday. However, the attack caused no casualties.

The incident took place late on Wednesday night when armed men opened fire on the house Roshna Khalid. Windowpanes of her house were smashedand her neighbour’s car damaged in 10-minutegunfire.

Roshna Khalid told Pajhwok Afghan News the shooting in the 4th police district of Charikar caused no casualties. The unidentified attackers fled in a car, she her husband Khalid, who added they had no enmity with anyone.

The reason might be that his wife who was a civil societyinfo-icon activist and a former spokesperson for the governor, Khalid believed, asking the government to identify and punish the assailants.

Roshna warned if the security personnel failed to ensure her security, she would leave the province.

The security personnel have been trying to identify the attackers and drag them to court, said the provincial police chief, Mohammad Zaman Mamozai.


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