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Du Aab deputy police chief killed in firefight

Du Aab deputy police chief killed in firefight

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13 Jun 2022 - 13:33
Du Aab deputy police chief killed in firefight
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13 Jun 2022 - 13:33

PARON (Pajhwok): The deputy police chief for the Du Aab district of eastern Nuristan province has been killed as a result of a clash between two families, an official said on Monday.

Saifuddin Laton, the governor’s spokesman, confirmed the killing of Mobin during a gunbattle between two famileis in Peyar area.

He did not provide further detail but said security forces had launched an investigation into the incident.

Haqparast, a resident of Du Aab district told Pajhwok Afghan News the two families were involved in a dispute over a piece of land damaged by floods.

He added the deputy police chief for the district had arrived at the site in a bid to resolve the dispute. However, he was killed in the firefight.

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