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2 security officials killed in Kabul attacks

13 Oct 2020 - 11:32
13 Oct 2020 - 11:32

 

KABUL (Pajhwok): Two security officials were killed in separate incidents of violence in Kabul on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Police spokesman Firdos Faramarz told Pajhwok Afghan News that unidentified gunmen shot dead a security officer in the Bagrami area of Kabul at around 7:00 am.

Faramarz did not provide details but another source told Pajhwok the victim was an Afghan National Army (ANA) colonel.

Faramarz also said one individual was killed by a magnetic bomb attacked to a vehicle in Qargha area of Kabul at 8:00am. He did not specify the identity of the dead.

But another source, speaking on condition of anonymity, identified the slain officer as Abdul Haseeb, a Kabul Police Academy official.

The official came under attack on his way to work. There was no claim of responsibility for the attacks.

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