An Afghan district governor was killed in an ambush in central Logar province on Monday.
Abdul Hai Zazai, the governor of Zazai Maidan district in eastern Khost province, was killed in an ambush Logar’s Altamur area while he was travelling to capital Kabul.
Noor Shah Noorani, a member of Khost provincial council, said that one of the official’s guards was also killed in the attack. One guard was wounded, he added.
Before acting as the governor of Zazai Maidan district, Abdul Hai Zazai had served as the governor of Musa Kheil, Sabari, Gurbuz districts.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.