Kabul’s deputy governor Mahbubullah Mohebi was killed in a bomb blast on Tuesday in the Afghan capital. Security officials said unknown attackers planted a sticky bomb on her car. According to a report by the UK-based news agency Reuters.
Reportedly, Lieutenant Governor Mahbubullah Mohebi was traveling with his security guards at the time of the blast. Two of his security guards were also injured in the incident.
No group claimed responsibility for the attack.
Meanwhile, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called for shifting peace talks from Qatar to Afghanistan. He said that the next round of talks should be held somewhere in Afghanistan.
US Special Envoy for Afghanistan Jalmai Khalilzad said the next inter-Afghan meeting was scheduled to begin on 5 January. This work should not be delayed.
Representatives of the Taliban and the Afghan government, meeting in Doha, Qatar, recently said in a “joint statement” that they had finalized the content of their talks. On 5 January 20261, he will begin the next phase of discussion on these issues. Meanwhile, the attack took place on Tuesday. However, the Taliban has not yet claimed responsibility for the attack.