A prominent rights activist Abdul Rahman Mawin on Tuesday was shot dead by unknown assailants in eastern Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan.
Eye-witnesses told Anadolu Agency the incident took place during the morning rush hour in the provincial capital, Jalalabad city. Shad Noor, the brother of the deceased activist Abdul Rahmad Mawin, has also confirmed the incident.
According to the local Killid Radio, Mawin was driving his car when the assailants riding an auto-rickshaw opened fire at him before fleeing from the spot in the fourth district of the city.
There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack so far.