Unknown assailants gunned down a news anchor and journalist, Malalai Maiwand in Jalalabad on Thurday. Afghan media reported the second incident of attacks on journalists in a month.
The deceased worked at Enekaas TV, the private television channel in Afghanistan. Few weeks ago another Radio Liberty reporter Aliyas Dayee was killed in a car bomb attack in Lashkar Gah.
International and local observers hinted at Taliban’s involvement in the cases. Although no group has claimed the responsibility.