September 18, 2014

Ex-district spy chief among 2 killed in Kunar explosion

By Ghanizada - Fri Feb 15 2013, 7:31 pm

Kunar provinceAccording to local authorities in eastern Kunar province of Afghanistan, at least two people were killed and another individual was injured following an explosion in Sarkano district.

Local police officials confirmed ex-district spy chief for Marwara and a civilian were killed and a local police officer was injured.

The officials further added that the incident took place around 1:30 pm local time on Friday.

Provincail police chief Ewaz Mohammad Nazari said the explosion after a remote controlled explosive device went off in the area while local residents were on their way towards the mosque.

In the meantime district chief for Sarkano confirmed the report and said the incident took place near a mosque in Dunyaie area.

No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the incidnet.

Kunar is among the volatile regions bordering Pakistani tribal regions in eastern Afghanistan where Taliban militants and other insurgent groups are openly operating.

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