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Afghanistan- One municipality official shot dead, another injured




(MENAFN - Pajhwok Afghan News) JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unidentified gunmen have shot dead a municipality worker in the border town of Torkham in eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.

Attaullah Khogyani, the Nangarhar governor's spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the incident took place at around 7pm on Sunday.

He said the gunmen opened fire with silent pistols at two officials of the municipality's license department. The officials were on their way to a hostel.

Syed Rahman was killed and Sherzad wounded in the attack, for which there was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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Afghanistan- One municipality official shot dead, another injured

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