Sources in Balkh province say that the driver of Mohammad Ishaq Rahgozar, Balkh Governor, was killed by unknown gunmen Monday morning.
Adel Shah, the spokesman for the Balkh Police Headquarters, confirmed to Afghan News that unknown men had killed the driver of the governor of the province in the fourth district of Mazar-e-Sharif at around 7:30 am Monday.
According to Adel, the victim was named Farhad and was killed by unknown gunmen on his way to work.
Balkh Police spokesman said an investigation has been launched in regards to the incident.
No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the murder.