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Armed Men Gun Down Former Hezbi Islami Commander In Logar

(Last Updated On: October 8, 2016)

1Unknown armed men shot dead a former commander of Hezbi Islami in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan on Friday evening, a local official said on Saturday.

Provincial governor spokesman, Salim Saleh told Ariana News that Safiullah, a former commander of Hezbi Islami was gunned down by armed men yesterday evening in Zaqom village of Baraki Barak district.

Without giving more details about the culprits, he said Mr. Safiullah was working as a teacher in a school in his village during the last couple of years.

No individual or group has claimed the responsibility of the attack yet.

Logar is among the volatile provinces in eastern part of Afghanistan where Taliban militants are actively operating in a number of its districts including Baraki Barak.

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