Kabul City

Unknown armed men assassinate military officer in Kabul

Unknown armed men have assassinated a military officer in Pul-e-Charkhi neighborhood of PD21 in Kabul city, according to Ferdaws Faramarz, spokesperson for Kabul police chief.

The incident took place this morning, Sunday, November 08.

Though the police official did not identify the military officer, he noted that the police have already started investigation of the incident and efforts are underway to arrest the perpetrators.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

This comes a day after three people, including Yama Siavash, a well-known journalist and employee of Afghanistan’s central bank, were killed in a blast in PD1 of Kabul city.

On the other hand, Herat police confirmed that unknown armed men assassinated Abdul Sami Rahmati, a prosecutor in the western Herat province.

Atiqullah Wasiq, acting head of media office at Herat police department, told Kabul Now that the incident took place earlier this morning, Sunday, November 08, in 12th district of Herat city.

He added that efforts are underway to arrest the perpetrators.