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President Emomali Rahmon's brother-in-law has been shot dead

Police in Tajikistan say President Emomali Rahmon's brother-in-law has been shot dead in Dushanbe, the Radio Liberty reports.

According to officials, Kholmumin Safarov, 57, was found dead after being shot in the head several times by unknown assailants on June 13.

The shooting is reported to have occurred as he was returning to his home after evening prayers at a nearby mosque.

No further details were given, and police said the investigation is continuing.

14.06.12, 16:04


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