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Afghan Colonel Gunned Down in Kabul

Wednesday 18 July 2018

KABUL (Pajhwok Afghan News) — Unidentified gunmen shot dead a senior officer of the Ministry of Defence in the Kampani area of Kabul on Wednesday morning, an official said.

Gen. Mohammad Radmanesh, MoD spokesman, told Pajhwok news Agency the incident took place in at 6:00 AM when unknown armed motorcyclists gunned down Col. Hameed.

The MoD officer came under attack on his way to office, he said, adding Hameed served at a military hospital. An investigation has been launched into the assault. As usual, the Taliban claimed credit for the assassination.

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