One National Directorate of Security (NDS) employee was killed in an attack by unknown armed men in northern Parwan province, a local official said.
The incident has taken place at Dosarake Bagram, Dari name, area of the province at around 5:25 am on Saturday.
Wahida Shahkar, a spokesperson for the provincial governor said in a statement on Saturday that the individual was shot dead by two gunmen while he was en-route to his office.
She said the investigation is underway to find the motives behind the attack.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.