Kunduz: An intelligence official was gunned down by Taliban militants yesterday in northern Afghanistan, the second such attack in less than a week.
“Ghulam Hussain, chief of the National Directorate of Security department for Chardara district, was heading towards his office this morning when was shot dead in a Taliban ambush,” said a police official for Kunduz province, reported.
On Wednesday, Amanullah Aman, head of the Election Commission for Kunduz province was killed in a similar attack.
Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
In a separate incident, the Nato-led international coalition said two of its soldiers were killed in a roadside bomb attack on Sunday in the eastern part of the country.