Unidentified gunmen on Wednesday morning in Kabul's PD8 shot and killed Sayed Wakil Agha, the former district governor of Logar’s Charkh’s district, and then escaped the scene.
“There is no security in the country, we expect the government to take action and improve the security situation. How long should the people keep getting killed?” said Amanullah, a resident in Kabul.
In PD3 of Kabul, gunmen attacked and wounded Rasoul Khan, a security official in the city, and the assailants escaped the scene.
“They (attackers) were riding in a Hilux car, there were two armed men inside, they fired at his head, the people tried to detain them but the attackers took the car and flew,” said Lima, an eyewitness.
“I don’t know what is going on here—there are thieves and also the Taliban, what a chaotic situation we face,” said Jaber Khan, a resident in Kabul.
Meanwhile, in the western part of the city, armed attackers gunned down two police officers in Paghman district.
In a separate incident, armed men attacked a student Nadim who also works as a street vendor to help his family.
The Kabul police department said that it has arrested 17 suspects who are involved in a criminal act, including a member of the Taliban who had a role in anti-security activities in Paghman.
This comes two days after five civilians, including four women – one of them pregnant – and a child, were killed in an explosion in downtown Kabul that targeted a bus carrying low-ranking employees of two government ministries.
Figures collected by TOLOnews show that 140 people have been killed and 202 others have been wounded in different security incidents in the last 15 days.
Of the 140 killed, 87 of them were security force members, 42 were civilians and 11 were government employees.
Of the wounded, 74 were security force members, 114 were civilians and 14 were government employees.
Data collected by TOLOnews shows that 270 civilians and security force members were killed and 173 more were wounded in various security incidents across the country in February.
The findings show that 166 security incidents, including magnetic IED blasts, roadside bomb blasts, targeted attacks and Taliban offensives, occurred in Afghanistan in February.
The data shows that the February casualties are slightly less than what was reported by TOLOnews in January.
This comes as the fate of the peace process is uncertain and concerns over the coming "fighting season" are elevated.
TOLOnews' data was confirmed by independent sources to prepare this report.