Afghan Deputy Governor Shot Dead While in Class

November 3, 2014 8:25 AM

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Kandahar, Afghanistan: An Afghan official says a deputy provincial governor has been shot dead in southern Kandahar province while he was sitting in class at a university.

Thirty-two-year-old Abdul Qadeem Patyall died of his injuries after a gunman opened fire on him through the window of a classroom at Kandahar University, Samim Khpolwak, spokesman for the provincial governor, said Monday. The attack took place late Sunday.

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