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Man kills wife, mother-in-law in Herat

Man kills wife, mother-in-law in Herat

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Aug 23, 2016 - 15:33

HERAT CITY (Pajhwok): A man has shot dead his wife and mother-in-law in the capital of western Hearat province, an official said on Tuesday

Mohammad Rafiq Shirzai, Herat Zonal Hospital spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News that a man killed his 20 year old wife and 40 years old mother –in-law in Shal Bafan area of Herat City on Monday night.

The bodies of the slain daughter and mother were evacuated to Herat Zonal Hospital this morning, he said.

Shirzai said that forensic investigations showed the two womeninfo-icon were killed with gunfire.

The motive behind the incident yet to be cleared, but most of such incidents happen as result of family disputes.

Meanwhile, governor’s spokesman, Jailani Farhad said the murderer has managed to escape, but police were investigating to arrest him.

Herat Zonal Hospital officials said five women have been killed were murdered with guns, knife attack or hanged this year in Herat this year.

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