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Woman worker of passport office gunned down in Kandahar City

Woman worker of passport office gunned down in Kandahar City

Mar 14, 2016 - 12:41

KANDAHAR CITY (Pajhwok): A woman employee of the passport office was killed in broad daylight in southern Kandahar provincehas on Monday, an official said.

Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the shooting took place in the jurisdiction of the 13th police district in Kandahar City.

Khpalwak identified the victim as Fawzia, but gave no further details of the incident. Police have, meanwhile, mounted a manhunt for the killers, who made good their escape.

However, a security official said Fawzia was working in the provincial passport office. There was no immediate claimof responsibility, but government officials often blame Talibaninfo-icon for such attacks.



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