WORLD Targeted attack kills senior government official in Kabul

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Targeted attack kills senior government official in Kabul

Xinhua

08:12, August 07, 2021

Photo taken on Aug. 6, 2021 shows a bullet hole on the glass of a vehicle in which senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan. Unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, local media reported. Menapal, a former journalist, who had also served as deputy spokesman for the Presidential Palace in the past years, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in the Darul Aman area of Kabul city and two more persons were injured in the attack, the media outlet added in its report. (Photo by Sayed Mominzadah/Xinhua)

A policeman is seen at the site where Afghan senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 6, 2021. Unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, local media reported. Menapal, a former journalist, who had also served as deputy spokesman for the Presidential Palace in the past years, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in the Darul Aman area of Kabul city and two more persons were injured in the attack, the media outlet added in its report. (Photo by Sayed Mominzadah/Xinhua)

A policeman is seen at the site where Afghan senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 6, 2021. Unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, local media reported. Menapal, a former journalist, who had also served as deputy spokesman for the Presidential Palace in the past years, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in the Darul Aman area of Kabul city and two more persons were injured in the attack, the media outlet added in its report. (Photo by Sayed Mominzadah/Xinhua)

A security force member stands guard at the site where Afghan senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal was shot dead in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Aug. 6, 2021. Unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday, local media reported. Menapal, a former journalist, who had also served as deputy spokesman for the Presidential Palace in the past years, was gunned down by unidentified armed men in the Darul Aman area of Kabul city and two more persons were injured in the attack, the media outlet added in its report. (Photo by Sayed Mominzadah/Xinhua)

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