South Asia
Former Senator from Kabul killed by gunmen in Afghanistan

25 Feb 2018


Kabul, Feb 25: Rafiullah Gull Afghan, a former senator from Kabul, was killed as gunmen opened fire on his vehicle in the city on Saturday, media reports said.

Two of his bodyguards were also killed in the incident, reports said.


The incident happened on Saturday night in Khair Khana area of Kabul city after gunmen opened fire on his vehicle, according to police, reported Tolo News.


Afghan was a resident of Qarabagh district of Kabul.


Security officials have started an investigation into the matter.


The motive behind the incident is not clear.


The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident.


Image: Wikimedia Commons

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