Afghan Biographies

Hematyar, Alhaj Dr Asadullah killed

Name Hematyar, Alhaj Dr Asadullah killed
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth 1960
Function/Grade Ex MP MNA
History and Biodata

Doctor Asadullah Hematyar Phone: 799627271

2. Previous Functions:
Wolesi Jirga Member 2005 MP MNA Logar Loghar

3. Biodata:
Doctor Asadullah Hematyar is affiliated with Afghan Social Democratic Party (Hezb-e-Afghan Melat) [Anwarul Haq Ahad]. He was a member of the Committee on Cultural and Religious Affairs. has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Kabul city in the latest wave of target killings which has been on the rise amid deteriorating security situation. According to the security officials, the former lawmaker was shot dead by unknown gunmen in the vicinity of Stanikzai Meena.

The police district No. 6 police chief Mohammad Dawood Paktiawal said the gunmen opened fire on Dr. Hematyar near his clinic.

Hematyar was representing the central Logar province in the Lower House of the Parliament, Wolesi Jirga and was working as a physician when he was assassinated. The main motive behind his assassination has not been ascertained and no group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.(20160801)

Last Modified 2016-08-01
Established 2009-10-12