Kabul: Haji Gol, son of Juma Khan Hikalzadeh, a member of the provincial council, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen near his home at around 1pm on Saturday, said Khalil Asir, Takhar police spokesperson.
Asir said that Haji Gol was brought to the hospital injured, however, he died during treatment.
The incident took place in the Shah Ravan Bridge area in Taloqan city. No arrests have been made in the case so far, added Asir.
Haji Gol Hajizadeh is said to have been one of the activists of the youth movement in Takhar province.