The Taliban killed the overseer of Afghanistan government’s Information Media Center on Friday, the most recent killing of an administration official and one that comes only days after a death endeavor on the acting protection serve.
Taliban representative Zabihullah Mujahid disclosed to The Associated Press that the gatherings’ warriors had killed Dawa Khan Menapal, who ran the public authority’s press tasks for the nearby and unfamiliar media.
In an explanation Mujahid put out later, he said Menapal “was killed in an uncommon assault of Mujahideen” and was “rebuffed for his deeds”.
Mujahid didn’t give additional subtleties.
The inside service representative Mirwais Stanikzai Friday said: “Lamentably, the savage psychological oppressors have submitted an apprehensive demonstration indeed and martyred an enthusiastic Afghan.”
Afghanistan is quite possibly the most risky nations on the planet for columnists. A few late assaults against regular people have been asserted by the Islamic State, albeit the public authority frequently considers the Taliban capable.
Battling in Afghanistan’s long-running clash has increased since May, when unfamiliar powers started the last phase of a withdrawal due to be finished in the not so distant future.
The Taliban as of now control huge bits of the open country, and are presently difficult Afghan government powers in a few enormous urban areas.
The aggressors cautioned Wednesday of more assaults focusing on Afghan government pioneers, a day after the guard serve got away from a death endeavor.
The bomb-and-weapon assault on Defense Minister Bismillah Mohammadi Tuesday night carried the conflict to the capital without precedent for months.
The Afghan and US militaries have moved forward air strikes in their battle against the guerillas in a series of urban communities, and the Taliban said Wednesday the Kabul assault was their reaction.