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2021-02-10 Afghanistan
Kabul: 4 govt employees assassinated, deputy minister kaboomed
Four Govt Employees Killed in Kabul

[KhaamaPress] Four employees of the Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD) were killed in an attack by unidentified button men in Kabul on Tuesday, police confirmed in a statement.

The incident happened at around 09:20 am local time in Bagh-e-Daud area in Kabul’s PD5 after the button men opened fire on a vehicle carrying the employees, police said.

Police said an investigation has started into the incident.

Security sources said that the employees worked for the rural rehabilitation and development directorate in Maidan Wardak province and that Reyaz Ahmad, the acting head of the department, is also among the victims.

No group has grabbed credit for the attack.

Targeted attacks have recently increased in Kabul.

The US Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) said in a report released on January 30 that the Taliban
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and Deash have increased targeted liquidations outside of Kabul and that the Taliban attacks in the Afghan capital are on the rise, with increasing assassinations of government officials, civil society leaders and journalists.

"Five journalists were killed in the last two months of 2020, as well as a number of civil-society leaders," the report says.

The report says that violence trends high levels of bad boy and holy warrior violence continued in Afghanistan this quarter despite renewed calls from US officials for all sides to reduce violence in an effort to advance the ongoing grinding of the peace processor between the Taliban and the Afghan government.

Resolute Support, the NATO
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-led mission in Afghanistan, reported 2,586 civilian casualties from October 1 to December 31 last year, including 810 killed and 1,776 maimed, according to SIGAR report.

The report says the proportion of casualties caused by IED increased by nearly 17 percent in this quarter, correlating with an increase in magnetically attached IEDs or "sticky bomb" attacks, the report said.

Kabul blast injures two individuals

[KhaamaPress] Abdul Hadi Rafiee, deputy minister of agriculture for administration and finance, was targeted in a magnetic IED in Kabul on Monday.

The explosion occurred at around 11:20 am at Omid-e-Sabz township in PD6 of Kabul city.

Some media outlets indicate that there were no casualties but security sources told news agencies that the earth-shattering kaboom left two people maimed.

Targeted IED blasts and killings have escalated across the country as peace talks have stopped in Qatar
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, in fact, violence has raged after the US-Taliban
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agreement and intra-Afghan talks.
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