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Afghanistan: Taliban militants kill Islamic cleric

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 13 Jun 2021, 04:28 pm

Kabul: Suspected Taliban militants killed an Islamic cleric in Pul-e-Alam city of Afghanistan's Logar province on Friday, media reports said on Sunday.

The incident happened when he was reportedly attending a funeral ceremony.

Mawlawi Samiullah Rashid, a known religious scholar in Logar province was first abducted by armed gunmen, then have been brutally shot to death, Hassibullah Stanikzai, the head of provincial council in Logar told Khaama Press.

“Mawlawi Samiullah Rashid had gone to Baboos area to attend a funeral ceremony, he was first abducted by Taliban men and was taken to Sayed Mahmood Ghazi, an area in the central part of Logar where he was then brutally shot to death,” Stanikzai said.