• publish: 12 June 2019
  • time: 12:24 pm
  • category: Politics
  • No: 8587

In Nangarhar an Imam shot dead after leaving mosque

An imam was shot dead after he left the mosque in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, officials said.

Safiullah, 45, was killed by a silencer gun while he was returning home after offering morning prayer in Kala Tak area of Kuz Kunar district.

Safiullah was also a teacher at Tawakal Baba high school.

No group or individual immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Attacks on religious scholars have increased recently in Afghanistan.

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