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Cop guns down 3 relatives before committing suicide

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Cop guns down 3 relatives before committing suicide

May 05, 2017 - 19:35

QALAT (Pajhwok): A drug-addicted policeman shot dead his three family members, including his wife, and shot injured his son before killing self in southern Zabul province, an official said on Friday.

The incident took place last night at about 11:30pm in Sang area near the provincial capital, Qalat, the city’s second police district official Mehmood Norzai, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

He said the policeman, who had slipped into heroin addiction, had been performing his duty in Shinkai district.

Last night, the policeman first killed his sister and her husband before turning the gun on his wife and son.

Norzai said initial investigation showed the killer was mentally sick and it was the reason behind the killings.

A brother of the alleged killer, Mohammad Ibrahim, said his brother killed their sister, her husband and wife and then shot his son before killing himself.

Last solar yearinfo-icon, a drug addicted man shot dead his seven family members before he was killed in a clash with police in Rasal village on the outskirts of Qalat.



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