KABUL, Oct. 23 (Xinhua) -- A leading official of the Afghan central bank has been killed following a terrorist attack in eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar, a statement said Tuesday.
Ataullah Nang, deputy procurement manager of Da Afghanistan Bank, was killed in the attack which occurred in Kot district of the province on Saturday, Da Afghanistan Bank, the country's central bank, said in a statement.
The statement did not provide details.
The province, 120 km east of Kabul, has been the scene of heavy clashes between security forces, Taliban and Islamic State (IS) fighters since early this year.
The Afghan civilians continue to bear the brunt of armed conflicts as more than 2,790 civilians were killed and over 5,250 others injured in conflict-related incidents in the first nine months of this year, according to the figures released by the United Nations mission in the country.