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Balkh man kills fiancée, mother-in-law

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Balkh man kills fiancée, mother-in-law

Sep 18, 2016 - 15:12

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (Pajhwok): A man shot dead his fiancée and her mother using a pistol in the capital of northern Balkh province, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place in the limits of the ninth police district in Mazar-i-Sharif on Saturday afternoon, Balkh deputy police chief Col. Abdul Raziq Qaderi told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the accused, a resident of Balkh district, entered the house of his in laws and killed his fiancée, her mother and critically wounded his grandmother in law.

The suspect had fled, but police were searching for him, Qaderi said, linking the incident to domestic violence.

Civil hospital director Dr. Noor Mohammad Faiz said they had been delivered two dead bodies and one injured woman. He said the injured elderly woman was in stable condition.



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