President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered an immediate probe into assassination of deputy provincial governor of Kandahar.
The Presidential Palace following a statement said a delegation has been appointed to launch an investigation regarding the assassination of Abdul Qadeem Patyal.
The statement further added the delegation led by Gen. Salim Ehsas, police chief of the ministry of interior, was instructed to present their report regarding the incident as soon as possible.
The attack on Mr. Patyal was carried out late on Sunday evening in Kandahar university while he was inside the class.
Provincial governor spokesman, Samim Khpolwak said the gunmen opened fire on Mr. Patyal through the window of a classrom at the university.
Khpolwal further added Mr. Patyal died of his wounds after he was taken to hospital for treatment.
No group including the Taliban militants has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.