District police chief killed in Ghazni province
By Ghanizada - Sat Sep 10, 3:51 pm
Saturday, September 10, 2011 – According to local authorities in eastern Afghanistan, district police chief of Ab-band district, Noor Alam was killed following an insurgent attack in Ghazni province.
Provincial police chief of Ghazni province, Zarawar Zahid said, district police of Ab-band district was assassinated around 11:30 am after a number unknown militants opened fire on him.
The source further added, the incident took place in Bahlol area of the Ghazni province.
Mr. Zahid said, Afghan security forces have started an investigation regarding the incident.
No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the assassination.
But the Taliban militants have carried out a series of attacks on government officials since they announced their summer offensive NATO and Afghan forces including key Afghan governmental officials.