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Taliban kill two security guards of Logar governor

Taliban kill two security guards of Logar governor

Oct 28, 2018 - 15:24

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): The Talibaninfo-icon have killed two security guards of central Logar governor and seized a Humvee vehicle, a well-placed source said on Sunday.

Wishing anonymity, an official of the provincial police headquarters, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Taliban killed two security guards of governor in the Honi Safla locality of Pul-i-Alam, the provincial capital.

“The slain security guards established connection with the Taliban they arrived in the Taliban controlled areas on Saturday evening where the two guards were killed and the Taliban captured their Humvee vehicle,” the sources said.

Tribal Elder Malak Abdul Baqi said the bodies of two persons in military uniform had been recovered in the area.

“We found two bodies here clad in military uniform, we telephoned to the ICRC who came and took the bodies,” he said.

Taliban Spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the killing of two security guards of Logar governor and capturing one military vehicle.

Separately, unknown gunmen shot dead a student of Paktia University in the vicinity of the university compound early on Sunday.

Police Spokesman Sardar Walli Naseem said the student was named Mohammad Naser and studied at law faculty.

The cause of his killing was personal enmity in Khost and Paktia provinces, he said. 


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