Afghanistan: Official slain as assassination campaign continues in Kandahar

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December 18, 2011
Los Angeles Times    
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"Taliban gunmen ambushed and shot dead a local government official in Kandahar, underscoring the climate of fear that persists in Afghanistan’s main southern city amid a continuing insurgent campaign of assassinations. ... President Hamid Karzai’s office Sunday condemned the killing of Abdul Baqi Raghbat, a former provincial minister of border and tribal affairs who had been working as an advisor to the current minister." (12/18/11)

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