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Journalist shot dead in Afghanistan’s Ghazni city

Journalist shot dead

Rahmatullah Nekzad shot dead with a quieted gun by obscure shooters close to his home, as indicated by neighborhood police.

Shooters have killed an Afghan columnist in the eastern city of Ghazni, the third journalist in the viciousness tormented nation to be killed over the most recent two months.

Rahmatullah Nekzad was shot dead with a hushed gun by obscure shooters close to his home while he was venturing out to a close by mosque, Ghazni area’s police representative Ahmad Khan Seerat disclosed to AFP news office on Monday.

No gathering has guaranteed the homicide up until this point however the Taliban rejected obligation. “We think about this slaughtering a misfortune for the nation,” said Taliban representative Zabihullah Mujahid.

Nekzad, in his late 40s, dealt with an independent reason for The Associated Press news organization and the transmission organization, as per the Afghan Journalists Safety Committee.

“AJSC unequivocally denounces the sequential murdering of Afghan writers,” the board, which gives an account of dangers to media laborers in the nation, said on Twitter.

Flood in viciousness

Directed killings of noticeable figures, including writers, legislators and rights activists, have gotten more normal lately as viciousness floods in Afghanistan, regardless of progressing harmony talks between the public authority and the Taliban.

Nekzad’s passing follows the killing recently of female commentator and lobbyist Malalai Maiwand, who was shot dead alongside her driver in Jalalabad in an assault asserted by the ISIL (ISIS) gathering.

A month ago, Radio Liberty correspondent Aliyas Dayee was killed in a vehicle bomb assault in southern Lashkar Gah city.

A significant part of the savagery has been released by the Taliban as they endeavor to pick up influence in harmony talks, which opened in September in Qatar’s capital, Doha, however are at present on a break until early January.