Man stabs spouse, father-in-law to death in Herat City
HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man in western Herat City has killed his wife and father-in-law and critically wounded his mother-in-law, an official said on Wednesday.
Mohammad Rafiq Sherzai, provincial hospital spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place around 8:00am in Jada-i-Abresham locality of the 9th police district.
Sherzai said they had received the dead and wounded.The autopsyshowed a girl and her father were killed as a result of stabbing. Initial investigations suggest the incident happened due to a family disputes.
Security officials could not be reached for any comments. According to local officials, since the beginning of the year, nearly 20 women have been killed in the province.
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