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Imam shot dead after leaving mosque in Nangarhar

12 Jun 2019 1TV News

په پښتو ولولئ2019-06-12 | 21 minute ago

An imam was shot dead after he left the mosque in Afghanistan's eastern province of Nangarhar on Wednesday, officials said.

Safiullah, 45, was killed by a silencer gun while he was returning home after offering morning prayer in Kala Tak area of Kuz Kunar district.

Safiullah was also a teacher at Tawakal Baba high school.

No group or individual immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.

Attacks on religious scholars have increased recently in Afghanistan.

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