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District council member killed in Kunar

District council member killed in Kunar

Oct 02, 2011 - 16:58

ASADABAD (PAN): A former jihadi commander and head of the district development council was killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Kunar province on Sunday, an official said.

The incident took place when Shina was visiting his farm in the Marawara district, Habib-ur-Rahman Mamund, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He served as a member of the Jihadi Council in eastern provinces during rule of former president Prof. Burhanuddin Rabbani.

The ex-commander also served as director of refugees, returnees and repatriation affairs during Rabbani’s government.