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40-year-old widow gunned down in Jawzjan

40-year-old widow gunned down in Jawzjan

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Apr 17, 2018 - 15:04

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): A 40-year-old woman has been shot dead by unknown gunmen in the Aqcha district of northern Jawzjan province, an official said on Tuesday.

Mohammad Reza Ghafoori, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the incident took place in the Rasta Kapish area of the district late on Monday night.

He said the armed men managed to escape after committing the murder.Motive behind the killing was yet to be ascertained, but security forces have launched an investigation.

Meanwhile, Najeeba Qurashi, womeninfo-icon affair’s director, confirmed the incident and said the woman was a widow with had three children.

She expressed her concern over the killing which could have a negative impact on societyinfo-icon. She urged the authorities to arrest the perpetrators at the earliest.

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