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Afghan counter-terrorism chief killed in Taliban ambush

Other News Materials 19 September 2011 13:28
An counter-terrorism official was killed in an ambush by insurgents in northern Afghanistan, an official said Monday.
Afghan counter-terrorism chief killed in Taliban ambush

An counter-terrorism official was killed in an ambush by insurgents in northern Afghanistan, an official said Monday.

Gul Mohammad, a district counter-terrorism chief in the northern province of Kunduz, was shot while riding a motorcycle, Sofi Habib, the district police chief, said, DPA reported.

Habib said police had arrested four suspects.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility for the killing of Mohammad and his bodyguard.

He was the second counter-terrorism district chief to be killed by the Taliban this month.

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