At least two female security members were killed in an unknown gunmen attack in PD5 of Mazar-e-Sharif in Balkh province.

Officials confirmed to the media that 2 female officers were killed and 2 other female security members were injured.

Mohammad Hanif Rezaei, the spokesman for the 209th Shaheen Corps, told media that the unknown gunmen burst into attacking the officials on their way to work.

Reports indicate the security officials were on their way to their duties when the incident happened.

During the attack, the driver was also wounded, no further detail was provided by the officials.

Media reported, that motorcyclists opened fire on a vehicle carrying the 209 Shaheen Corps.

This comes in a time, as NDS arrests five members of the Haqqani Network cell on charges of espionage.

Haqqani militant members were captured in Paktika province, one of the captured suspects known as Naqibullah was directly in contact with the Pakistani Inter-services Intelligence (ISI).

Naqibullah and four of his accomplices were arrested by the Afghan National Directorate of Security.

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  • Mohammad Haroon Alim holds a BBA degree from Kardan University. He works as a sub-editor for Khaama Press.