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Unknown armed men kill senior government official in Kabul
Dawa Khan Menapal Afghan senior government official

According to the Xinhua news agency, Afghan local media reported unknown armed men in a targeted attack claimed the life of senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal in Kabul, Afghanistan on Friday.

Citing the TOLO news, Xinhua reported that "Dawa Khan Menapal the director of government's Media and Information Center was shot dead by unknown armed men in Kabul on Friday."

It should be noted that 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

No group has claimed responsibility and the government has yet to make comment.

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Afghan senior government official Dawa Khan Menapal

Source: xinhua
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