Six including Japanese doctor killed in Afghan attack

Uncategorized Taufiq Sugeng 04-Dec-2019

The head of a Japanese NGO group was among at least six people killed on Wednesday after an unknown group of gunmen attacked their vehicle in Jalalabad, the capital city of the eastern Nangarhar province.

Dr. Tetsu Nakamura, was head of Peace Japan Medical Services and was working in reconstructing irrigation and agriculture in the country. Nakamura began aid work in Peshawar, Pakistan in 1984, before moving to Nangarhar to open a clinic in 1991.

Residents reported hearing shooting at around 0800 local time. No group has taken immediate responsibility for the attack