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Kidnapped district executive director shot dead by Taliban

Kidnapped district executive director shot dead by Taliban

Aug 29, 2016 - 14:39

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The executive director for the Baraki Barak district of central Logar province has been shot dead after kidnapped by Talibaninfo-icon militants, an official said on Monday.

Baraki Barak district’sadministrative chief, Mohammad Rahim Amin, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Sardar Mohammad was killed by militants on Sunday night.

“Sardar Mohammad was heading home from the district centre when seized by the insurgents in Barak Rajan area last evening,” he said. The official was handcuffed before being sprayed with bullets.

No one has been detained so far in connection with the incident.Amin added Sardar Mohammad had been serving as executive director of the district for the past five years.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.



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