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US embassy denounces killing of presidential guard

US embassy denounces killing of presidential guard

Apr 04, 2020 - 15:18

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The United States on Saturday denounced the killing of a presidential guard in a gun attack in Kabul, calling for bringing his killers to justice.

The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reacted to the killing of a prominent presidential guard in Kabul city, calling for his killers to be brought to justice.

“We mourn with Qeyam Maqsoudi’s family and his comrades in the Presidential Protection Service. We call for his killers to be brought to justice,” the US embassy here said in a statement.

The PPS had lost a capable security professional and a true patriot, the embassy said, adding Afghanistaninfo-icon would remember his bravery and heroism.

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on the two PPS personnel in Paghman district on Friday night. Maqsoodi was killed and his companion wounded in the overnight attack.



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