- publish: 26 April 2018
- time: 6:51 pm
- category: Security&Crime
- No: 6604
Logar deputy governor killed in a Taliban ambush
Afghan officials say that eastern Logar deputy governor, Kamaruddin Shekib was killed on early Thursday in a Taliban ambush.
A Logar MP, Akbar Stanekzai confirmed the news and said Shekib was to arrive in Kabul on a vacation.
He said at least two of his bodyguards were wounded in the incident.
The Taliban announced on Wednesday the start of their spring offensive under the name of “Al-Khandaq Operations” throughout Afghanistan with killing and capturing Americans and their supporters as their prime targets.
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