Five, Including Ex-Taliban Member, Killed in Nangarhar


At least five people including former Taliban member were killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the eastern province of Nangarhar on Monday night, the provincial governor Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhil said.

The incident happened late Monday night in Sada area in Lalpoor district of the province after the gunmen opened fire on a guesthouse owned by Tafsir, a former Taliban member, Amarkhil said, adding that three other people were wounded in the shooting.

He did not provide further details about the incident.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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