Yousuf Rashid, CEO of the Free and Fair Election Forum of Afghanistan (FEFA), was killed by unknown gunmen in Kabul city on Wednesday morning, his brother confirmed.
The incident happened around 8:30 am local time in the Tani Koot area in PD7 of Kabul city while he was on his way to the office and gunmen started shooting at his vehicle, Abdul Baqi Rashid, his brother said.
His driver was also wounded in the shooting and both were transferred to the Emergency hospital, but Yousuf Rashid died, his brother said.
Yousuf Rashid was a very popular civil society activist.
Kabul police confirmed that Rashid has died.
No group, including the Taliban, has immediately claimed responsibility for the attack.