Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020

Two bodyguards shot dead following explosion at Afghan MP's residence

Kabul [Afghanistan], August 30 : Two bodyguards of Afghanistan's Member of Parliament (MP) Zahir Qadir's were shot dead after an explosion at his house in Jalalabad.

An explosion was heard in Jalalabad in the Nangarhar province on Wednesday morning followed by gun shots, Tolo News reported.

The Governor of Nangarhar province has confirmed about the casualties.

The blast reportedly took place in PD 1 area of the city, close to MP Zahir Qadir's house, a spokesman for the provincial governor Attaullah Khoghyani said.

Further details are awaited.

(ANI | 2 years ago)