Clashes reported near Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq House in Bamiyan


According to reports the residence of Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq member of the Afghan House of Representatives was attacked by unknown gunmen in central Bamiya province on Wednesday night.

The report was confirmed by security personnel of Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq and said the incident took place around 10:30 pm local time.

The source further added no one was injured or killed following the clashes.

Provincial counter-criminal chief Chaman Khan said they have launched an investigation to find out the facts behind the attack.

Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq is one of the prominent political figure in Afghanistan. He is leading the People’s Islamic Unity Party of Afghanistan (Hezb-e-Wahdat Islami Mardom-e-Afghanistan) and is the chief of the justice and judiciary commission in Afghan parliament.

In the meantime local residents said there has no clashes near the residence of Haji Mohammad Mohaqiq since Bamiyan is a peaceful province in central regions of the country.(KP)