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Ministry official gunned down in Kabul

17 Oct 2019 - 09:12
17 Oct 2019 - 09:12

KABUL (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have killed an employee of the Ministry of Finance in the Paghman district of Kabul province, an official said on Thursday.

Police spokesman Firdous Faramarz told Pajhwok Afghan News MoF worker Zabih Zeenat was killed after his car was set alight by the gunmen in Arghandeh area on Wednesday evening.

He said no arrest had been made so far in connection with the murder.

A source in MoF said Zabih Zeenat had been the budget department secretary. The attacker locked his car’s door and torched his vehicle, he added.

Separately, five people were injured as a result of a magnetic bomb blast in Sinama-i-Pamir area of the 1st police district.

The police spokesman said the bomb had been attached to a pick-up carrying intelligence personnel.

sa/mud

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