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Helmand military attorney among 3 killed in Taliban ambush

Helmand military attorney among 3 killed in Taliban ambush

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May 29, 2019 - 13:59

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): The military attorney and the deputy director of public works for southern Helmand province have been killed in a Talibaninfo-icon ambush, an official said on Wednesday.

Military attorney Asadullah Bawari and Deputy Director of the Public Works Noorul Haq Hamidi were killed on their way to the Shajoi district of Zabul province late on Tuesday night.

Police spokesman Mohammad Zaman Hamdard told Pajhwok Afghan News the two officials were initially captured and later killed at another place along with their bodyguard. The security forces are conducting an investigation into the incident.

On the other hand, the Taliban also confirmed the incident. The group’s spokesman, Qari Yousuf Ahmadi, said the military attorney was killed along with his bodyguard.

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