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Unknown Armed Men Shot Death Journalist In Nangarhar

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Sunday, January 18, 2015
Kabul (BNA) Unidentified armed men opened fire and killed a journalist Aqil Waqar in Hajian village of Batikot district, Nangarhar province.
The late Waqar who had worked for the local radio “Spinghar” was returning from a wedding party when came under armed attack of unknown culprits and was killed on the spot and two of his relatives’ sustained injuries, BNA reported.
The assailants made their good escape and no group or individual has claimed the responsibility. Likewise, acting Minister of Information and Culture Nabi Farahi in his condolence message strongly condemned the incident and called for early arrest of those behind the heinous crime.  Farahi also expressed sympathy to the family and relatives of the late Waqar. So far this year, nine journalists have lost their lives in Afghanistan in different incidents.

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