Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Assassination of young athletes continue in Afghanistan

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Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmad Shah Ghanizada
Ahmadshah Ghanizada is the deputy editor in chief for The Khaama Press Agency who manages and overlooks the English edition.

Afghan policeUnknown gunmen shot dead two young men while they were returning from a sports complex in north-eastern Takhar province of Afghanistan.

According to local security officials in Takhar province, the two young men were shot dead by unknown gunmen in Cha’ab district.

Santullah Temori, spokesman for the provincial police commandment, confirming the report, said Afghan security forces have launched investigations to arrest those involved behind the incident.

This comes as militants carried out at least two attacks on young men who were busy with the sports games in southern and eastern Afghanistan.

At least three young men who were playing football were killed after militants attacked a football ground in Maiwand district of Kandahar province earlier last week.

Gunmen also assassinated five young men in eastern Laghman province of Afghanistan while they were playing volleyball.

The incident in Laghman province took place on Thursday in Alingar district, after a group of unknown gunmen opened fire on the boys in the playground.

No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the incidents.

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  1. Sounds like Afghans are reverting to their old ways – despising the interference of outlanders. It’s means the US will very likely pack up and go home.  


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