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Lovers commit suicide after failing to tie the knot

Lovers commit suicide after failing to tie the knot

Jul 30, 2015 - 16:47

PUL-I-ALAM (Pajhwok): A girl and her lover committed suicide after the former’s parents refused the marriage in the Mohammad Agha district in central Logar province, an official said on Thursday.

Matiullah Abdulrahimzai, the district police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News a young couple loved each other and the boy’s family proposed the girl several times but her father refused to marry her to the boy.

The boy took poison and died instantly, he said, adding it prompted the girl to drink acid and died.

Shima Zargar, director womeninfo-icon's affairs, confirmed the death of the lovers after both ate poison.

Saifullah, a resident of the locality, said the girls hailed from Zahid Abad village who later migrated to Mohammad Agha village. Abdul Rahman who was a Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier fell in love with the girl and he sent his family several times to marry the girl.

He said everyone in the village knew they loved each other deeply.



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