The brother of the former police chief of Kandahar Gen. Abdul Raziq has been appointed as the new police chief of southern Kandahar province.
Tadeen Khan, the brother of Gen. Abdul Raziq, was introduced as the new police chief of the province during an event organized in the Police Commandment of Kandahar today.
Gen. Raziq lost his life in an attack carried out by a gunman in Kandahar province last Thursday.
The provincial intelligence chief of the province Gen. Abdul Momin was also killed in the attack while the provincial governor Zalmay Weesa sustained injuries.
The attack was carried out by one of the security guards of Kandahar governor Zalmay Weesa.
The Taliban militants group in Afghanistan claimed responsibility behind the attack.