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Prayer leader shot dead in Kapisa

Prayer leader shot dead in Kapisa

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Jun 10, 2016 - 14:09

MAHMUD RAQI (Pajhwok): A prayer leader was gunned down by a man in Awal Kohistan district of central Kapisa province, the murderer was arrested by villagers, an official said on Friday.

Abdul Fattah Shafiq, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News, that the Imaminfo-icon in Hamzakhel village of the district was killed by a local man using hunting gun.

Identifying the accused as Buzarg, he said the incident took place when the prayer leader was on his way home from mosqueinfo-icon.

The murderer was arrested by local residents and handed over to police, Shafiq said, adding the motive behind the attack was yet to be cleared.

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