Gunmen kill provincial judge, child in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 19:10

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



First Published: Sunday, February 12, 2012 - 19:10

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