AbdaliUnidentified gunmen have killed the brother of Afghanistan’s Ambassador to India Shaida Mohammad Abdali in southern Kandahar province.

Abdali’s brother Haji Sardar Mohammad was offering prayers in mosque, located in the third sector of Kandahar city, when unidentified gunmen opened fire on him on Monday.

Samim Khpalwak, spokesman for the governor of Kandahar province confirmed the incident.

He said gunmen fled the area following the murder but security forces are looking for them.

Former President Hamid Karzai has strongly condemned the attack on Haji Sardar Moammad who was also a community elder in Kandahar.

Karzai says the attack was carried out the by enemies of the people of Afghanistan.

Karzai has expressed condolences to the family of the deceased.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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