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Head of Information and Media Center murdered in Afghanistan

Head of Information and Media Center murdered in Afghanistan

Kabul, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) The head of the Information and Media Center of the Afghan government, Dawa Khan Menapal, was killed today in the west of this capital, victim of an attack perpetrated by armed men.
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Police sources confirmed that the incident occurred when Menapal entered his car after leaving a mosque, while the Taliban Movement claimed responsibility for the attack.

Before taking over as head of the Information and Media Center, Menapal served as presidential deputy spokesman between 2016 and 2020; he also served as head of the provincial information and media center in Kandahar in 2015.

He also worked as a journalist at Radio Azadi prior to his assignments in the Afghan government.

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