Pajhwok Services

SMS News Service

Photo Service

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Language
Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Helmand’s central jail doctor killed in blast

Helmand’s central jail doctor killed in blast

By
On
Jul 09, 2019 - 21:16

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A doctor was killed in a landmine blast inside his clinic in the capital of southern Helmand province on Tuesday, an official and witnesses said.

The victim, Dr. Abdul Qayum Zaki, also served at the central jail in Lashkargah. As he entered his clinic in Safian area this afternoon, a blast took place inside, killing him and injuring two nearby shopkeepers, said eyewitnesses.

Helmand governor Mohammad Yasin Khan confirmed the incident and said Zaki was a doctor at the central jail. The blast killed him and wounded two others, he added.

There was no claim of responsibility for the incident.

ma

Tags: 

Related Article

Add new comment

Advertisement

Advertisement

Twitter Update