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Man kills spouse, daughter in Helmand

Security & Crime


Man kills spouse, daughter in Helmand

Jul 09, 2016 - 18:22

LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): A man killed his wife and a one-year-old daughter in southern Helmand province, an official said Saturday.

The governor’s spokesman, Omar Zwak, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the center of Sangin district on Friday night.

He said the man, Khan Mohammad, had escaped after killing his spouse and their daughter.

Police have launched investigation into the incident, the official said.

Sangin crime branch police chief, Maj. Niamatullah, said the family had recently displaced from Marja district to Sangin.

He said Mohammad reportedly sent his mother to a relative’s house before killing his wife and little daughter.

Neighbors of Mohammad said he was always involved in disputes with his family.



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