A policeman was killed in an attack by unidentified gunmen in the city of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province on Sunday morning, sources said.
The incident happened at around 08:30 am local time in Jalalabad city's district 1, sources said, adding that the policeman had served as a security guard in the Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), the country's power distributor.
“The policeman was shot and killed while he was on duty at the gate of the DABS and the gunmen have stolen his weapon too,” the sources said.
Local security officials so far have not commented on the incident.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.