Boy, girl shot dead by unidentified gunmen in Kabul
PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A boy and a girl have been killed by unidentified gunmen in the ChaharAsiab district of Kabul, an official said on Sunday.
Abdul Wali Wakil, a Logar provincial council member, told Pajhwok Afghan News that the double-murder incident took place in the Namonia area of the district.
He said the boy and girl, having a love affair, had eloped before being gunned down on Saturday night.“The teens from Nader Shah Kot district of Khost provincehad fled their homes.
“Some gunmen seized them from a car in Sang Nushtiarea between Kabul and Logar. Later, the gunmen took them to Namonia and gunned down both of them,” he said.
Wakil said that family members of the victimshad filed a complaint with the Logar provincial council and accused the girl’s family of involvement in the incident.
Deputy police chief, Col. Nisar Ahmad Abdur Rahimzai, confirmed the killings and said police had launched a search for the perpetrators.
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