Governor’s media advisor ‘Abdul Ghafoor Feroz’ gunned down in Kandahar

Governor’s media advisor gunned down in KandaharKANDAHAR: Abdul Ghafoor Feroz, a media advisor and Islamic scholar in the governor’s house of southern Kandahar province was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Sunday, an official said.

Feroz came under attack while heading to his office in the capital of Kandahar province this morning.

Zubair, brother of Feroz, told media that his brother was shot dead near his house by two armed motorcyclists in Loya Weyali area of the ninth police district of Kandahar city around 8am.

Samim Khpalwak, the governor’s spokesman confirmed the incident and said Abdul Ghafoor Feroz was serving as media advisor with the governor’s house from the past one year.

He said police were investigating about the incident.

Feroz also written and translated a number of different books.

No groups so far claimed responsibility for the attack.

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