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PublishDate: Sunday, February 14, 2021 15:58

Army officer and 5-year-old son shot dead in Kabul apartment

Army officer Mohammad Afzal, and his five-year-old son, were killed in their home in PD9 of 4th Macroryan in Kabul city on Friday night, police confirmed Sunday.

Afghan Voice Agency(AVA)_Earlier reports stated Afzal had been one of Defense Minister #Assadullah_Khalid’s_drivers.

However, the ministry has not yet confirmed this.

A security guard in the building where #Afzal had lived said the victim had been shot in the head and that police had sealed off Afzal’s apartment.

Afzal was from Kapisa province and had been living in Block 8 of #Macroryan 4 with his wife, son and daughter.

According to police an investigation is underway. The incident has sparked an outcry on social media but no official, other than local police, has yet commented.

So far no group has claimed responsibility for the incident.

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