Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Afghan Intelligence Chief Shot - Killed.

KABUL, Afghanistan (CNN) -- The deputy intelligence chief in Afghanistan's Kandahar province has been shot dead, authorities said Tuesday.

Azizullah, who like many Afghans went by one name, was shot at 6 p.m. (0630 GMT) Monday by gunmen on a motorbike in the city of Kandahar, capital of the province of the same name, said Abdul Qayoom Katawazi, head of intelligence in Kandahar.

The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement posted on their Web site.

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