Unknown gunmen attack former Taliban envoy to Pakistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec. 24 : The house of former Taliban envoy to Pakistan Mullah Abdul Salam Zaeef in Kabul was attacked by unknown gunmen, killing one of his guards.

According to Kabul police, two motorbike riders attacked Zaeef's house in Kamare area of Bagrami district Friday evening , reports Tolo News.

The unknown gunmen fled the area. Zaeef was Taliban envoy in Islamabad and in recent years had taken up residence in Kabul. He was detained in Pakistan in the fall of 2001 and held until 2005 in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camp.

The United Nations removed Zaeef from its list of terrorists in July 2010..

Source: ANI