Head of Afghan Islamic council assassinated

Published By ITCT News Desk On : November 24, 2018
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Mawlawi Abdul Basir Haqqani

Afghanistan: The head of Kabul Ulema Council, Mawlawi Abdul Basir Haqqani, was assassinated by unknown armed men in Chehel Sutun area in Kabul’s PD7 at around 2pm on Saturday, Kabul police confirmed.

Haqqani was found dead on a road in Chehel Sutun area this afternoon. Some eyewitnesses said he was shot in his head.

The head of Kabul police media office, Basir Mujahid, confirmed the incident and said the perpetrator has been arrested by the police following the incident.

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