An Afghan cameraman working for the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) News Agency office in Kabul, was attacked by unknown assailants near his home in Kabul Thursday evening.

Iran PressAsia: Alireza Sharifi was shot seven times and the assailants managed to escape the scene.

Sharifi has been taken to Kabul Hospital with serious injuries.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the attack.