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Organizer of ‘Enlightenment Movement’ bombing killed

AT-KABUL: The mastermind of a July suicide attack against the enlightenment movement protesters that killed and wounded scores of demonstrators in Kabul city, was killed during an operation in eastern Nangarhar province, officials said Saturday.

“The organizer of the bombing on the enlightenment movement demonstration Abdul Qaiom, also known as Shaheen Khorasani and a commander of Daesh, Mawlawi Farooq were killed in Dewana Baba area of Achin district during a joint operation,” said a statement issued by National Directorate of Security.

Mawlawi Khorasani was commander of 200 fighters loyal to Daesh as well as in charge for suicide attacks in Nangarhar, added the statement.

According to report on 23rd of July 2016, a suicide bombing at a demonstration in Kabul Killed at least 84 people and injured more than 200 others. The responsibility for the attack have been claimed by Daesh.

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