German national killed in northern Afghanistan: officials

25th December 2010, Comments 0 comments

A German national injured in an armed attack in northern Afghanistan Friday died of his wounds in hospital Saturday, local officials said.

"Yesterday at around 4:30pm (1200 GMT), two unknown armed motorcyclists shot a German national as he was on his way from Khulm district (Balkh province) to the city of Mazar-i-Sharif," Balkh deputy police chief Abdul Rauof Taj told AFP.

"He was taken to a German-run hospital in Mazar city by police. We have been informed that he died in the hospital today."

© 2010 AFP

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