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Doctor gunned down in Nangarhar

Doctor gunned down in Nangarhar

Dec 26, 2016 - 14:23

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen have shot dead a doctor in the Bihsud district of the eastern Nangarhar province, an official said on Monday.

Attuallah Khogyani, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that Dr. Emal was severing in Damaan Hospital and was gunned down by unidentified gunmen in Jamalo locality on Sunday night.

He said the doctor was coming out of his home by the call of a visitor to check a patient when gunmen sprayed bullets at him. No arrest has been made so far in connection of doctor killing, he added.

Family member of the slain doctor on the condition of anonymity said they had no enmity with anyone.

No group has yet taken responsibility for the incident.