Former NDS Officer Mysteriously Killed in Kandahar

A former national security officer was killed mysteriously in southern Kandahar province.

Independent sources identified the victim as Mujahid Barak, explaining that he disappeared last Thursday in the vicinity of the 4th police district of Kandahar city.

According to sources, the body of this person was found on Friday (December 16th) in Mianko mountains, PD9, Kandahar city.

Mujahid Barak served in the National Directorate of Security (NDS) of during the former republic government.

Mujahid’s relatives said that he was killed by the Taliban. But the Taliban in Kandahar have not commented on how this NDS officer was killed.

Mysterious killing of members of the former Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) in Kandahar is not unprecedented. Not long ago, numerous ANDSF members were killed in Spin Boldak district.