Taliban attack Afghan official's home, killing 2

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 18, 2010 11:29

KABUL, Afghanistan – Taliban insurgents broke into the home of a provincial official in southern Afghanistan and killed him and his wife, the latest targeted attack on those with links to the government or international forces, authorities said Wednesday.

Atta Jan Kajrwal, the Zabul province director of border and tribal affairs, was killed along with his wife in Tuesday night's attack in Shahjoy district, said Mohammad Jan Rasoolyar, a spokesman for the governor. Another person in the house was injured, he said.


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