Besmullah Adel Aimaq, editor-in-chief of Voice of Ghor radio, was killed en route to Firoz Koh city, the capital of Ghor province, said Aref Aber, the governor’s spokesman.
In recent months, other prominent Afghans have been ambushed by gunmen or killed in bomb attacks.
No group has yet claimed responsibility for Aimaq’s murder.
The Afghan Journalists Safety Committee, a group working for the security of journalists in the violence-wracked country, confirmed the incident.
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