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Unidentified gunmen kill couple in Badakhshan

Unidentified gunmen kill couple in Badakhshan

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Aug 16, 2015 - 12:21

FAIZABAD (Pajhwok): Identified gunmen shot dead a policeman and his wife in the Shuhada district in northern Badakhshan province, police said on Sunday.

Col. Sakhi Dad Haidari, provincial police chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News that unidentified gunmen barged in the house of a policeman Noor Rahman and all in a sudden sprayed him and his wife Momina with bullets in front of their kids.

He said the slain policeman Noor Rahman was serving in the district.

Mohammad Maroof Khairkhwa, the district chief, confirmed the incident and said that the slain policeman had three children.

Zofnoon Hassam Natiq, director womeninfo-icon’s affairs, condemned the incident vehemently and demanded the government to arrest the killers.

This is the third incident of killing women by unknown men in Badakhshan province this year.

Last week, a woman for her alleged illicit relations had been killed in Tirgaran district but the attackers had to be unidentified yet.

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