Afghanistan: Hazara district governor among 7 killed by Taliban terrorists

Ghazni – April 12, 2018: Hazara district governor of Khwaja Omri among 7 killed by Taliban terrorists. The attack also left wounded 12 NDS personnel.  

Dawn news reports, Taliban planted mines to prevent government reinforcements from coming to help and quickly took responsibility for the attack. Hazara MP, Arif Rahmani, said the district governor, intelligence service director and a deputy police official were among those killed in Thursday’s attack.

Murdered:

  • Ali Dost Shams — Khwaja Omri district Governor, Ghazni
  • Liaqat Ahmadi
  • TBD

Wounded:

  • TBD

Late Ali Dost Shams -- Gov district Ghazni
District governor, Ali Dost Shams (L) with General Murad Ali Murad