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Prosecutor shot dead as Taliban murdered school headmaster: Afghanistan

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Khaama Press
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Mohammad Hassyar, an appellate court prosecutor was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in central Gardez district of Paktia province on Thursday night.

According to local officials, the attack happened near the prosecutor’s home in the center of the province.

Hassanyar reportedly worked for the appellate court in AGO’s office in Paktia province.

An investigation is ongoing to determine the motive behind the attack.

No group or individual have yet claimed responsibility for the murder.

This comes as Taliban insurgents murdered a school’s principal in Ghor province.

Maulana Abdul Ghafoor, who was a headmaster and a religious scholar was killed alongside his brother in the Paikamar area, west of the provincial capital Firuzkuh.

According to the provincial police chief, Abdul Qader Walizada, the schoolmaster and his brother killed in a Taliban ambush as they were traveling from the Paikamar area to Barah Khana in the west of Firuzkuh, the provincial capital

Walizada told Khaama press that the brother of Ghafoor was leading a public uprising unit in the region.

Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.

Meanwhile in Kandahar, one civilian was killed and another was wounded in an explosive device planted in a motorbike that exploded close to a public bath in Dand district of Kandahar province, security officials told media.

This incident happened on Thursday and no group or individual has claimed responsibility for the blast.

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