Shopkeeper stabbed; girl commits suicide
GHAZNI CITY (PAN): In two separate incidents, a shopkeeper was stabbed to death and a young girl committed suicide in southern Ghazni province, officials said on Wednesday.
Director of provincial hospital, Dr. Baz Mohammad Himat, told Pajhwok Afghan News they received the body of a 17-years-old girl who committed suicide in the Khak Ghariba area of Ghazni city.
However, it could not be ascertained as why she took the extreme step, he added.
Wishing anonymity, an employee of women affairs department, said the girl hanged herself as a result of family dispute.
Governor’s Spokesman Shafiq Nang while confirming the incident, said police had started investigating the case.
Separately, Abdullah, a book seller in the provincial capital was stabbed to death by unidentified men before noon, Nang added.
The killers managed to flee the scene after committing the crime, he said, adding police had started raids to nab the assassins. An eye witness said Abdullah was stabbed to death by two masked men riding a motorbike.
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