Bomb attack kills Afghan MP

Roadside bomb kills Afghan politician opposed to the Taliban.

    The Taliban continues to fight to regain its control of the Afghan government [EPA]

    Shir Mohammad Akhonzada, the former governor of Helmand, said that Khan fled the country during Taliban rule but later returned as Helmand's intelligence chief.

    Taliban fighters have maintained their armed struggle to regain power from the Western-backed administration.

    No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The government said the bomb was controlled remotely.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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