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Khak-i-Safaid district chief killed in Farah explosion

Khak-i-Safaid district chief killed in Farah explosion

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7 Feb 2017 - 10:10
Khak-i-Safaid district chief killed in Farah explosion
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7 Feb 2017 - 10:10

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): The administrative chief for the Khak-i-Safaid district of western Farah province was killed in a roadside bombing on Tuesday, an official said.

Police spokesman Iqbal Baheer confirmed the killing of Abdul Khaliq Noorzai in what he called a remote-controlled blast.

Ghulam Farooq, a resident of the locality, told Pajhwok Afghan News Noorzai, who lived in the Charbagh of Farah City, was killed in a blast on his way home from a mosque.

Taliban claimed responsibility for the killing of Noorzai.

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