Gunmen kill provincial judge, child in Afghanistan

Afghan officials say gunmen have killed a provincial judge and his young niece in eastern Afghanistan.

Last Updated: Feb 12, 2012, 19:10 PM IST

Kabul: Afghan officials say gunmen have
killed a provincial judge and his young niece in eastern
Afghanistan.

A district official in Nangarhar province says the head
of the appeals court for neighboring Kunar province was
visiting family in a village outside of Jalalabad yesterday
when gunmen burst into the house and opened fire.

Khogyani District Administrator Mohammad Asan says Judge
Mohammad Nasir was killed, along with his eight-year-old
niece.

PTI