Kabul Attack Kills Afghan Presidential Guard

KABUL, Sept. 17, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Afghan security force members stand guard near the site of a bomb explosion in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, Sept. 17, 2019. An explosion rocked Police District 9 in the Afghan capital of Kabul on Tuesday leaving 16 people dead and wounding more than 20 others, spokesman for Interior Ministry Nasrat Rahimi said. (Xinhua/Rahmatullah Alizadah/IANS) by .
Afghan security force members stand guard near the site of a bomb explosion in Kabul. (Xinhua/Rahmatullah Alizadah/IANS)
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So far no one has claimed responsibility for the attack on the outskirts of capital Kabul. The police has launched investigation into the incident…reports Asian Lite News

KUNDUZ, Aug. 31, 2019 (Xinhua) -- Afghan national army soldiers take part in an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz city, Afghanistan, Aug. 31, 2019. At least two Afghan security forces and 15 Taliban militants were killed as the Afghan security forces repulsed a Taliban attack on Kunduz city, capital of northern Kunduz province, on Saturday, a provincial government spokesman said. (Photo by Ajmal Kakar/Xinhua/IANS) by .
Afghan national army soldiers take part in an operation against Taliban militants in Kunduz city. (Photo by Ajmal Kakar/Xinhua/IANS)

Unidentified gunmen attacked two Afghan Presidential Protective Service (PPS) members, killing one and injuring the other on the outskirts of capital Kabul, an official confirmed on Saturday.

The incident took place at about 8.20 p.m. on Friday, after the gunmen opened fire on two Afghan officers, killing Qeyamuddin Maqsudi and wounding his colleague, Marwa Amini, deputy spokesperson for the Interior Ministry told Xinhua new agency.

No one has claimed responsibility for the killing. The police has launched investigation into the incident.

In July 2019, a senior PPS officer Gen. Abdul Ghaffar died days after being injured in a roadside mine explosion in Kabul’s Qala-e-Zaman Khan neighbourhood.

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