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Nangarhar ‘Targeted Killings’ Claim 4, Injures 2

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At least four people, including a doctor, were assassinated in two separate attacks by unidentified armed men.

The incident happened in the city of Nangarhar province on Tuesday morning, reports indicate.

The first incident occurred in the early morning in PD3 of Jalalabad, when gunmen opened fire on a police vehicle, one ANP member was killed and two others were wounded.

According to provincial police, gunmen are still at large and have escaped from the area.

The second incident happened after a few minutes in this incident unknown gunmen attacked a vehicle in PD4 of Jalalabad city.

Three people including a doctor was killed in the hail of bullets.

Some media outlets reported that two policemen and a doctor were killed, while others reported a doctor named Dr. Maihan Yousuf and two of his bodyguards were murdered when assassins opened fire on their vehicle.

Dr. Maihan Yousuf was on his way to work when gunmen opened fire at his vehicle, similarly, suspects are at large and fled the area following the shooting.

No group or individual has so far claimed responsibility for the attack, and local officials have also not commented on the attacks.

This comes as six Afghan national police members were killed and two others were injured when the Taliban attacked a security outpost in Qalat, the central part of Zabul province.

The incident happened on Monday and the Taliban have reportedly captured three policemen as prisoners.

Two military vehicles, weapons, and ammunition in the security outpost were also taken by the Taliban.

Both local officials and the Taliban have not commented on the clashes.

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