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Two women among 4 killed in Herat City

Two women among 4 killed in Herat City

Jan 22, 2016 - 15:52

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): Two womeninfo-icon and as many men were shot dead on charge of adultery in western Herat province, officials said on Friday.

Four dead bodies were recovered from a house in the Kandahar Gate locality of Herat City on Thursday evening, the spokesman of Herat Zonal Hospital, Rafiq Sherzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The corpses of 14 years old and 25 years old two young men and 24 years and 45 years old women were shifted by police to the hospital, he said.

The initial investigation showed that the people had been gunned down on charge of immoral acts, the police spokesman, Col. Abdul Rauf Ahmadi, said.

A person was detained by police on charge of the murders and police have been interrogating him, he said.

She heard gunshots at 3:30pm on Thursday, when police immediately reached to the scene, a resident of the area, Karima Ghawsi said while had no information about the causes of the killings.



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