Mubasher Muslimyar, an Islamic law professor with Kabul University was killed when a bomb hit his car in Afghanistan’s capital on Thursday, police officials said, the first attack in days after a series of such incidents in recent weeks.
Police spokesman Ferdaws Faramarz who confirmed the incident said Prof. Muslimyar was killed in Kabul along with another person. The identity of the second individual killed according to him was not immediately known however, media reports said he was a professor too.
Kabul has witnessed several violent attacks with small magnetic bombs attached under vehicles and other targeted killings against members of security forces, judges, government officials, civil society activists and journalists in recent weeks.
So far no group has come forward to claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. Though government officials hints that Taliban insurgents are to be blame and use such tactics to instill fear while avoiding large-scale civilian casualties.