Police Chief for Obe District Killed in Ambush
HERAT, Afghanistan – Mohammad Rafiq Alokozai, police chief of Obe district in Herat, was killed in an ambush attack carried on Monday morning, said the spokesman for the provincial police chief, Abdul Ahad Walizada.
According to #Walizada, the incident occurred at Obe, about 15km far from the center of the district, when Taliban attacked Alkozai’s vehicle.
The local officials did not provide further details, but said at least one security forces were wounded during clashes.
#Taliban did not immediately comment on the claim.
The incident came hours after an Afghan National Army vehicle was stormed in western province of #Herat, killing at least one and wounded further four forces.