A tribal elder named Miriwais Khan was shot and killed by unknown gunmen in northern Parwan province on Wednesday afternoon, Parwan police officials said on Thursday.
The incident happened in Sayadan village in PD2 of Charikar city while Khan was at his office and gunmen attacked him, said Mubarez Salangi, a security police official in Parwan.
“The police have started an investigationsl over the incident but the motivation of the attack is not yet clear,” he said.
The gunmen escaped after the incident.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.