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Son kills father; girl shot dead

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Son kills father; girl shot dead

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Jan 11, 2014 - 14:14

BAMYAN CITY (Pajhwok): A man was killed by his son while a girl was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in northern Faryab and central Bamyan provinces, officials said Saturday.

Noor Mohammad 28, killed his 50 year-old-father Akhtar Mohammad in the first police district of Maimana on Friday, the crime branch chief, Maj. Sarbuland, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Mohammad had given his daughter in exchange marriage to Mohammad’s brother-in-law but her father changed his mind and decided to engage her to another boy. The wedding ceremony was set to be held today.  

“My wife and four children are made hostage by my in-laws, who have warned me either to bring my sister to Herat or kill my father,” the police official quoted Mohammad as saying.

In Bamyan, a 17 years old girl was killed in mysterious circumstances in Wars district on Friday, Lt. Mohammad Hassan Habibi, said.

Wishing anonymity, a local said rumours were circulating that the girl had been killed after being raped.

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