KABUL: The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) has expressed deep regret over the assassination of the Balkh provincial theater artist, Quddos Farahmand, BNA reported Saturday.
In a contact with Bakhtar News Agency (BNA), Khulm District Chief, Taj Mohammad Rahimi said the well-known artist was killed by armed thieves in the vicinities of the district, where a number of artists including the slain Qoddus were on a tour.
“Upon return, the artists confronted with the armed thieves who succeeded to kill the Balkh provincial theater artist,” said the source.
The Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) asked the security organs for investigation into the case and arresting those involved in the murder.
The Kabul Times