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Gunmen kill local staff of Iranian Consulate in Afghanistan

gunUnknown assailants murdered one of the local staff of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s consulate in the western Afghan city of Mazar-e-Sharif, the Iranian embassy in Kabul announced on Tuesday.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, the Iranian embassy in Afghanistan strongly condemned assassination of one of its local staffers in the city of Mazar-e-Sharif and urged Afghan judiciary officials to arrest and punish the culprits in charge of the attack.

The Iranian embassy also described assassination of its local staffer as a “cowardly” act.

The embassy statement didn’t mention the time and place of the attack.

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