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3 women dead in attack on Logar tribal elder’s house

3 women dead in attack on Logar tribal elder’s house

Mar 17, 2015 - 19:43

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): Three womeninfo-icon were killed and four others injured when unidentified men attacked the house of a tribal elder in central Logar province, an official said on Tuesday.

The incident took place last night when the assailants hurled hand grenades into the house of Syed Shirin Shah in the Aptak area of Khoshi district, the governor’s spokesman said.

Din Mohammad Darwesh told Pajhwok Afghan News said Shirin Shah, another man and two children were wounded in the attack. The wounded were taken to Kabulinfo-icon a hospital for treatment.

A resident of the area, Syed Ibadullah, said they heard blasts late Monday night. Shirin Shah had no personal enmity and those involved in the attack were yet to be identified.

Provincial council secretary Mohammad Naser Ghairat, meanwhile, slammed the attack an un-Islamic action and said the governments should detain the perpetrators.

A day earlier, gunmen opened fire on a public uprising commander in Pul-I-Alam city, the provincial capital. The commander survived and the attacker managed to escape.



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