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Afghan vice president dead

Posted on Mar 09 2014 | IANS

Kabul, March 9 : Afghanistan Vice President Marshal Mohammad Qasim Fahim died Sunday following cardiac arrest, media reported.

Fahim died following a heart attack in his Kabul home, where dozens of his relatives rushed to when they heard the news, Xinhua reported citing Tolo news.

The Afghanistan government has announced a three-day national mourning during which the national flag will be flown at half-mast, Afghan presidential spokesman Aimal Faizi said on his Twitter page.

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