PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Feb. 9 (Xinhua) -- Unknown armed men gunned down four people including a member of provincial council of the northern Baghlan province in Afghanistan on Thursday, police spokesman said.
"Unknown armed men gunned down member of provincial council Alam Jan Majahid and three others outside provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri today afternoon," Zabihullah Shija told Xinhua.
Four more people sustained injuries in the attack, the official added.
No group or individuals have claimed responsibility.
However, the official did not rule out the involvement of Taliban militants, saying the "armed enemies" by organizing subversive activities want to terrorize the people.