Brother appointed to succeed killed Afghan commander

FILE PHOTO: People attend a burial ceremony of General Abdul Razeq, the Kandahar police commander, who was killed in an attack, in Kandahar province, Afghanistan October 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ismail Sameem/File Photo

KABUL (Reuters) – The brother of the powerful police commander of the southern Afghan province of Kandahar assassinated last week was named as his successor on Monday in move that underlines the pressures facing President Ashraf Ghani’s government. General Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan’s most feared anti-Taliban commanders, was shot dead when a member of […]

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