Gunmen murder tribal elder and his son
Afghanistan, Kabul, 18 October / corr / Trend A.Hakimi/ Kandahar elder gunned down while leaving mosque after morning prayers
GUNMEN have shot and killed a tribal elder and his son in the southern province of Kandahar, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.
Ali Ahmad Khan Barekzai was killed with his son by two men riding motorcycles who opened fire on the pair as they left a mosque in Kandahar City's 4th district on Saturday, spokesman Zalmai Ayoobi said.
The tribal elder's son, Gul Ahmad, is believed to be one of President Karzai's former bodyguards.
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