Zamir Amiri, Shafiqullah Zabih

A roadside bomb attack on a bus carrying 15Khurshid TV personnel killed journalist Zamir Amiri and technician Shafiqullah Zabih in the Afghan capital city, Kaboul.

According to Afghan Independent Journalists’ Association (AIJAà, an IFJ affiliate, at least seven other people were injured, including six Khurshid TV staff and the driver.
 
The interior ministry’s deputy spokesperson, 
Marwa Amini said the attackers targeted the Khurshid TV vehicle. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, ISIS) group, who are responsible for many of the deadliest attacks in Afghanistan in recent years, claimed responsibility for the attack.