January 19, 2018

Unknown armed men gun down religious scholar in Nangarhar

By Khaama Press - Tue Feb 16 2016, 11:15 am

Unknown gunmanUnknown armed men have gunned down a religious scholar in Jalalabad city, capital of eastern Nangarhar province.

Spokesperson for the governor of Nangarhar said Mawlawi Ahmad Shah attended a religious class in a mosque in Angor Bagh area yesterday.

According to Ataullah Khogyaand, when the religious scholar came out of the mosque he came under armed attack and lost his life.

Motive behind the incident is unknown but Khogyani said that security agencies have launched an investigation into the incident.

Nangarhar had been among the comparatively safe provinces of Afghanistan but it is now going through some of its worst security.

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