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Kapisa provincial council secretary dies in explosion

Kapisa provincial council secretary dies in explosion

Apr 01, 2017 - 12:44

MAHMOOD RAQI (Pajhwok): Kapisa Provincial Council Secretary Mohammad Zaman Mubarez was killed in an explosion in Kohistan-1 district on Saturday.

Abdul Fatah Shafiq, the district chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News the public representative came under attack in his native village of Pul-i-Ishq village in Kham Zargar area.

Mubarez was killed in the blast that resulted from a war-era explosive device, which slightly wounded two of his security guards, according to the district chief.

Provincial Council Chairman Mohammad Sanjani confirmed the incident, saying the bomb exploded when Mubarez went into sajdah (prostration) during the prayers.