A key figure in Afghanistan's efforts to bring the Taliban to peace negotiations was assassinated Sunday in Kabul, authorities said.
Gunmen killed Moulavi Arsala Rahmani while he was on his way to work Sunday morning, the Afghan interior ministry said.
Rahmani was a senator and Cabinet minister during the Taliban government. In recent years, he was a senior member of the High Peace Council, established by President Hamid Karzai to ignite peace talks with the Taliban.
Authorities are searching for the attackers.FULL STORY