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1 dead, 2 injured in overnight Kabul shooting

1 dead, 2 injured in overnight Kabul shooting

Mar 18, 2017 - 11:58

KABULinfo-icon CITY (Pajhwok): One person was killed and two others, including a policeman, was wounded in the overnight firing by dacoit in capital Kabul, an official said on Saturday.

Police spokesman Baseer Mujahid told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident happened at a check-point --- the limits of 17th police district --- when a group of wanted robbers opened firing at police and civilians before being stopped on Friday night.

He said one civilian was killed and a policeman and another civilian were wounded. The injured were immediately shifted to the hospital where their healthinfo-icon condition was reported stable.

Mujahid said, the perpetrators managed to flee the site of incident, but police captured their vehicle. Police launched search to arrest the assailants, he added.


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