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3 killed in gunfire welcoming newborn in Paktika

3 killed in gunfire welcoming newborn in Paktika

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Feb 06, 2019 - 20:21

SHARANA (Pajhwok): Three people, including a child, died and as many were wounded of gunshots fired at a ceremony welcoming a newborn baby in southeastern Paktika province, an official and residents said Wednesday.

The incident happened in Zamai village of Sarobi district, said a resident who wished go unnamed. He told Pajhwok Afghan News that some villagers resorted to celebratory firing after a baby boy was born, in which three persons, including a child, were killed and a child among three others were injured.

Meanwhile, police spokesman Shah Mahmood Aryan also confirmed the incident to Pajhwok.

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