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Gunmen kill head of Afghanistan government's media and information centre

  • Sun Online Desk
  • 8th August, 2021 03:50:12 PM
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Gunmen kill head of Afghanistan government's media and information centre
Dawa Khan Menapal Instagram page

Unknown gunmen on Friday killed Dawa Khan Menapal, head of the Afghan government's media and information center, in Kabul city.

The incident happened at Darul Aman Road in the west of Kabul on Friday afternoon, sources told Tolo News.

Menapal also served as head of the government’s media and information center in Kandahar in 2015, reports the news portal.

He is from Zabul province in the south of Afghanistan.

Menapal served as a journalist at Radio Azadi besides prior to his assignments in the government, reports the news portal.

Afghanistan is witnessing a rise in violence ever since the foreign forces started leaving the nation.

Source: Just Earth News