Security officials have reported the shooting of a teacher in the province of Jawzjan.
Jawzjan Police spokesman, Hikmatullah Aminzada, informed that yesterday Taliban shot a teacher named Alauddin in the Nawabad area of Jawzjan province.
The teacher was the brother of a local police commander in Faizabad district. He was shot dead by Taliban when he along with seven other people were on their way to Sheberghan City for taking part in a gathering.
Aminzada further said that the Taliban took the seven other passengers with them who were released later.
Jawzjan police spokesman said that the Taliban shot his brother because they could not hurt the police officer himself.