Militants' attack wounds 3 including district chief in N. Afghanistan

Source: Xinhua| 2020-10-04 15:00:52|Editor: huaxia

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, Oct. 4 (Xinhua) -- The district governor of Jilga district of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province has survived Taliban attack, bad wounded along with two of his bodyguards on Sunday, a local official Fiaz Mohammad Amiri said.

"Abdul Wali Sharifi the governor for Jilga district was on his way to provincial capital Pul-e-Khumri today morning but the Taliban rebels ambushed his vehicle in Kotal-e-Murgh area wounding the district chief and two of his bodyguards," Amiri told Xinhua.

With the arrival of police at the site, the militants fled away and the wounded district chief along with his injured bodyguards have been taken to hospital in Kabul for medical treatment.

Taliban militants have yet to make comment. Enditem