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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Tajik Governor Injured

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan () -- The district governor of central Tajikistan was hospitalized Thursday after being attacked outside his home, Interfax reported.


Abdumalik Salikhov became the fourth member of parliament targeted in a murder attempt, the news agency said. Two were killed.


Salikhov was attacked with his bodyguard and driver about 30 kilometers west of Dushanbe. All were taken to a hospital after the assault, and Interfax said Salikhov's injuries were "grave."