Posts Tagged ‘assassination’

By  BBC News

A prominent Afghan tribal leader who spoke of his fears of assassination by the Taliban has been killed near the southern city of Kandahar.

Unidentified gunmen shot Abdul Rahman in the head as he was walking home. (more…)

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By BBC News

Taliban gunmen have shot dead the deputy mayor of the southern Afghan city of Kandahar. (more…)

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The director of a Somali radio station was shot dead and a colleague seriously injured in the capital, Mogadishu, on Sunday, according to a local journalist and a Somali journalists’ organization.

The assassination of Mukhtar Mohammad Hirabe of Shabelle Media follows last week’s abduction of a station director for TV Universal.

Hirabe was shot in the head, the journalist said. His colleague Ahmed Omar Tajir was hospitalized. (more…)

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