KABUL: Unidentified gunmen killed two feminine judges from Afghanistan’s Supreme Court docket on Sunday morning, police stated.
The 2 judges, who haven’t but been named, had been killed and their driver wounded, in an assault at round 8:30am, police stated, including the case was being investigated by safety forces.
A spokesman for the Taliban stated the group was not concerned.
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani issued a press release condemning assaults on civilians by militant teams.
Ghani stated “terror, horror and crime” was not an answer to Afghanistan’s drawback.
Authorities officers, journalists, and activists have been focused in current months, stoking concern notably within the capital Kabul.
Rising violence has difficult US-brokered peace talks going down in Doha as Washington withdraws troops.
Peace talks between Afghan negotiators, Taliban resume in Doha amid surge in violence
Sources on each side say negotiations are solely prone to make substantive progress as soon as US President-elect Joe Biden takes workplace and makes his Afghan coverage identified.
The variety of US troops in Afghanistan has been decreased to 2,500, the bottom stage of American forces there since 2001, in keeping with the Pentagon on Friday.