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MoD officer gunned down in Kabul; probe initiated

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MoD officer gunned down in Kabul; probe initiated

Apr 11, 2017 - 12:10

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A Ministry of Defence official was gunned down by unidentified attackers in capital Kabul early on Tuesday, an official said.

Maj. Gen. Dawlat Waziri, spokesman for MoD, identified the victim as Lt. Col. Sultan Mahmood -- an officer of the ministry’s engineering department.

He came under attack in the Karezinfo-icon Bazaar area of Kampany in the limits of the fifth municipality district. An investigation into the incident had been launched.

Kabul police confirmed the killing of thee officer and said the murder was being probed.

On Monday, two officials of the Criminal Justice Task Force (CJTF) and an officer of the Special Forces Unit were gunned down in Kabul by unknown gunmen.

Dr. Anarkali Hunaryar, a Meshrano Jirgainfo-icon member, expressed concern over the law and order situation in Kabul. She said the attacks were well-planned and executed, asking the government to prevent such incidents.






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