Afghan court at­tacked

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An of­fi­cial in Afghanistan says gun­men killed a newly ap­pointed chief prose­cu­tor and four other peo­ple in an at­tack on a court­house cer­e­mony held in a volatile east­ern prov­ince. Ne­sar Ah­mad Ab­dul Rahimzai, deputy po­lice chief of Logar prov­ince, said yes­ter­day’s at­tack be­gan when the prose­cu­tor, Akram Ne­jat, was in­tro­duced dur­ing the event. Ab­dul Rahimzai says 19 oth­ers were wounded in the at­tack at the court­house in Puli Alim. All three at­tack­ers were shot dead by se­cu­rity forces. The Tal­iban claimed the at­tack.

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