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Taliban gun down Kapisa education official

Taliban gun down Kapisa education official

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Jul 01, 2017 - 14:35

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon have shot dead an educationinfo-icon official in the Tagab district of central Kapisa province, authorities said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Mohammad Ayub Yousafzai told Pajhwok Afghan News Mulavi Mujahid Abid, deputy director of Islamic education, was gunned down late on Friday night.

Ayub added Abid was killed by his cousin, who had been in Taliban's ranks.“Abid’s cousin was fighting for Taliban in the area. Our investigation shows Abid came out of his house before being shot dead.”

A relative of the slain official, Khairullah, said Abid was living in Kabulinfo-icon. He had come to his hometown on Eid leave.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the official’s killing.

sa/mud

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