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WJ candidate Jabar Qahraman killed in Helmand blast

WJ candidate Jabar Qahraman killed in Helmand blast

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Oct 17, 2018 - 10:33

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon runner Abdul Jabar Qahraman was killed and his seven supporters wounded as a result of bomb blast in southern Helmand province on Wednesday, officials said.

Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the blast took place inside Qahraman’s office during election campaign in limits of 1st police district at around 10am.

He said Qahraman was killed and seven others wounded after the explosives hidden in his sofa went off.

Police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Raziq Yaqoubi confirmed the blast and death of Abdul Jabar Qahraman.

On the other hand, an Emergency Hospital official confirmed receiving Qahraman’s body and seven injured from the blast site.

Talibaninfo-icon claimed responsibility for the blast.

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