Mohammad Omar (Afghan governor)
|انجنير محمد عمر|
Mohammad Omar on 5 October 2010
|Governor of Kunduz, Afghanistan|
|Preceded by||Abdul Latif Ibrahimi|
|Succeeded by||Muhammad Anwar Jigdaleg|
|Governor of Baghlan|
|Preceded by||Norullah Noori|
|Born||Baharak, Badakhshan, Afghanistan|
|Died||October 8, 2010
Taloqan, Takhar province, Afghanistan
Omar completed two years of a four-year engineering program at Polytechnical University of Kabul.
Mohammad Omar served as the mayor of Taloqan from 1991 to 1992. During the civil war, he was a member of Islamic Dawah Organisation of Afghanistan. Soon after the fall of Taliban government, Omar was appointed as the governor of Baghlan Province where he served from 2001 to 2003.
He then served as Governor of Kunduz Province from 2004 until he was assassinated on 8 October 2010 when a bomb exploded at the Shirkat mosque in Taloqan, in neighboring Takhar province. 19 people were killed from the bomb, also 35 were injured.
- "Kunduz Provincial Profile." NPS.com. Program for Culture and Conflict Studies at NPS, 15 Sept. 2009. Web. 30 Nov. 2009.<Program for Culture and Conflict Studies at NPS> 
- "Afghan governor Omar dies in mosque bombing". BNO News. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
- "Head of Afghanistan's Kunduz province 'killed in blast'". BBC. 8 October 2010. Retrieved 8 October 2010.
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