Afghan high peace council member shot dead in Logar

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Unknown gunmen shot dead a member of the Afghan high peace council in eastern Logar province of Afghanistan.
According to local government officials, the incident took place in Mohammad Agha district on Monday.
Provincial governor spokesman, Din Mohammad Darwish said Ismatullah was a prominent Mujahideen commander and member of the Afghan high peace council in Logar province.
Mr. Darwish said Ismatullah was shot dead by unknown gunmen and two of his bodyguards were injured.
He said Afghan security forces have launched an investigation regarding the incident.
No group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.
Logar is among the volatile provinces in eastern Afghanistan where anti-government armed militants are actively operating in its various districts and frequently carry out insurgency attacks.

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