A number of unknown gunmen shot dead a school principal in eastern Nangarhar province on Friday, local officials said.
The incident took place in Kot district of the province after a number of unknown gunmen shot dead Fazel Mawla, principal of Mawlawi Yousuf school, a spokesman for Nangarhar Education Department, Mohammad Asif Shenwari said.
“The incident happened while Fazel Mawla was on his way to his house from a funeral ceremony,” he said.
Meanwhile, the principal’s family and a member of the provincial council of Nangarhar have accused the Taliban for the death of Fazel Mawla.
However, the cause of this incident is not yet clear but police have started investigations.
No group including the Taliban has claimed responsibility for the incident attack.