Kabul, Friday 6 August 2021
Dawa Khan Manpal, director of media and information for the Afghan government, has been assassinated in Kabul. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the killing of Dawa Khan. Tolo News has given this information.
The killings came days after the Taliban attacked the defense minister’s house in Kabul. Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said Dawa Khan had been punished for his actions.
Dawa Khan was constantly tweeting about the Afghan government and its stand. Dawa Khan has spoken a lot against Pakistan’s proxy war in recent times. It is worth mentioning here that Dawa Khan has been a former spokesman of the Afghan government.
Afghan Interior Ministry spokesman Mirwais Stanikzai described the killing as “unfortunate”. He said, ‘The brutal terrorists have once again committed a cowardly act. A patriotic Afghan was martyred.
BREAKING – Dawa Khan Mainpal, head of the Afghanistan government’s media and information center, was killed in a gun attack on Kabul’s Darul Aman Road today, sources said. pic.twitter.com/aYJGW1zFa3
– OLTOLOnews August 6, 2021