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Afghan peace leader assassinated in Peshawar

Kabul: Haji Salaam, former secretary to Hizb-e-Islami leader Gulbuddin Hekmatyar, was assassinated in Pakistan’s Peshawar city on Tuesday.

Haji Salaam was praying when a number of unknown gunmen opened fire at him, Tolonews quoted Hizb-e-Islami spokesman Nader Afghan as saying.

Haji Salaam was praying when a number of unknown gunmen opened fire at him,

Till now, no militant group, including, Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Further details are awaited.

–ANI