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President's Brother-In-Law Murdered In Capital

June 15 2012


The brother-in-law of Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has been assassinated in Dushanbe, reports Interfax-AVN (Russia).

Unidentified gunmen fired several shots at Holmumin Safarov with a Makarov pistol, killing him instantly, according to the Tajik Interior Ministry.

Safarov was shot in the abdomen, chest and head, which likely indicated it was a professional shooter, said unnamed law enforcement officials.

His car was fired on first, then Safarov was finished off with a...

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