Gunmen Shoot Dead Helmand Tribal Elder
Why'd they shoot him if he was dead?
If he's worth shooting once...
[Tolo News] An Afghan tribal elder was rubbed out by gunnies while he was praying in a mosque in southern Helmand
...an Afghan province populated mostly by Pashtuns, adjacent to Injun country in Pak Balochistan...
province on Sunday night, local officials said.
Haji Abdul Samad, a powerful tribal elder in the Garm Ser district, was in the mosque when gunnies opened fire on him at about 08:30 PM, district governor Ayoub Omr said.
"Gunmen shot him while he was praying in a mosque. During the shooting he got serious injures and the foreign troops took him to an Isaf hospital in the compound for treatment. But he died," Omr said.
The elder's son Daoud Farhang is a member of provincial High Peace Council, he said.
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