Security sources on Saturday told media that “Mahmood Rahman, a university lecturer was targeted in an unknown gunmen attack in Kabul city.

According to the sources, the named professor was gunned down at around 6:40 am local time on Saturday in PD19 of Kabul province.

Kabul police said an investigation underway into the incident and efforts are ongoing to identify the gunmen.

No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

The victim reportedly lectured students at Islamic University in the city.

This comes as despite peace efforts, Afghanistan is evident to targeted killings and extreme violence.


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