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Body of teenage girl found in Faryab

Body of teenage girl found in Faryab

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Sep 21, 2015 - 15:42

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): A 19-year-old girl was found dead on Monday under mysterious circumstances in Pashtunkot district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said.

Abdul Qader Qadari, the town’s administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News an investigation into the incident had been opened. He said some people believed the girl had committed suicide but others saw her forced marriage the main reason behind her death.

The forensic department head at Afghan-Turk hospital, Dr. Samir Anayat, said the girl’s medical test found clear signs of a rope around her neck that showed she hanged herself.

Sayed Hafizullah Fitrat, the Afghanistaninfo-icon Human Rights Commission’s regional office head, blamed such incidents on family disputes and forced marriages. He said it was a fifth incident of the kind taking place this solar yearinfo-icon.

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