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Lawmaker’s bodyguard gunned down in Kapisa

Lawmaker’s bodyguard gunned down in Kapisa

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Jun 18, 2016 - 14:07

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): LawmakerIqbal Safi’sbodyguard has beenshot dead by unidentified gunmen in central Kapisa province, an official said on Saturday.

Qais Qaderi, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the shooting took place in Mahmood Raqi, the provincial capital, on Friday night.

He said Daud Shah, bodyguard of Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon member, was shot dead by unknown armed men around 8pm.Police have launched an investigation into the incident.

On the other hand, one robber was killed and another wounded during a clash with police in the Kohistan district of Kapisa.

Qaderi said the clash happened after the robber attacked the policeman.He said three relatives of the police officer were also injured in the incident.

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