Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Another woman beheaded in Faryab

Security & Crime


Another woman beheaded in Faryab

Nov 28, 2013 - 17:29

MAIMANA (PANinfo-icon): Unidentified gunmen have beheaded a woman in Sherin Tagab district of the northwestern Faryab province, officials said Thursday.

Sayed Luqman Gahreek, Sherin Tagab district head, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a 35-years old woman was stabbed to death on Wednesday night at her home in Gorzad village.

The woman had four children while her husband had been working abroad in Iran, Gahreek said, adding two people had been detained in connection of the brutal killing.

The reason behind her killing would yet to be ascertained, he added.

But Samiullah, a local council head, said two gunmen beheaded the woman with a knife and police had arrested her father-in-law and one of her relative.

Three days back, unidentified people killed 25-years old woman in Khwaja Sabzposh district of Faryab province.

According to Afghan Independent Human Rights Commission (AIHRC), during the first half of the current year, as many as 4, 154 cases of violence against womeninfo-icon had been recorded while last year, the figure stood at 3, 331.

Expressing concerns over 25% increase, AIHRC said access to educationinfo-icon, lack of government attention to protect women rights and absence of relevant law were among reasons behind the increase in violence against women.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update