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3 injured in an attack on aid agency office

3 injured in an attack on aid agency office

Jul 16, 2014 - 14:17

CHARIKAR (Pajhwok): A former mujahideen commander mounted an armed assault on the office of an aid organisation, leaving three people injured, in central Parwan province on Wednesday.

Col. Muhammad Masood Farzi, police chief for Bagram district, told Pajhwok Afghan News former commander Lala Gul was behind the attack. Gul and his supporters attacked the office of the local NGO “Ajmal Rohani”.

He added two attackers and one staffer of the NGO were wounded in the afternoon incident. Further investigations into the incident were underway, Farzi stated.

Ilyasuddin Bakhshi, a local community leader, said the NGO office was attacked with small arms and automatic rifles at 1.00pm. He asked the government to collect illegal arms to promote peace in the province.