Lashkargah (BNA) Criminal Dept. police of Helmand was shot dead by unidentified gunmen.
Mohammad Sharif Nouri criminal Dept. police of Helmand was targeted by unidentified gunmen in Lashkargah, the capital of Helmand yesterday.
Witnesses say the assailants were riding in a motorbike and fled after shooting.
Helmand security source in a contact with BNA, confirmed the assassination of Sharif Nouri, a criminal Dept. police officer in Helmand.
So far, no individual or group has claimed responsibility for the assassination, but local sources have blamed the Taliban.