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Woman, son mysteriously found dead in Jawzjan

Woman, son mysteriously found dead in Jawzjan

Dec 23, 2015 - 15:23

SHIBERGHAN (Pajhwok):  A woman and her 25 years old son have been found dead in the Faizabad district of northern Jawzjanprovince, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place in Kokaldash village and the victims’ dead bodies were handed over to tribal elders, the deputy police chief, Col. Abdul Hafiz Khashi, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The motive behind the killings was yet to be ascertained, he said, adding that the victims belonged to a farmer’s family and had no links with any group.No one has so far claimed responsibility for the murder.

Meanwhile, Talibaninfo-icon spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid accused public uprising members of murdering the woman and her son. But the commander of public uprising, Amanullah Biran, denied the claim as baseless.

Taliban recently killed three members of the uprising. After the deaths,the woman’s told tribal elders he had recognised the killers. Later, the Taliban allegedly raided his house and killed him and his mother.


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