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Farah man guns down 11 family members, neighbour

Farah man guns down 11 family members, neighbour

Jun 10, 2019 - 17:46

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): An individual has gunned down 11 members of his family and a neighbour and wounded six others in the Khak-i-Safid district of western Farah province, an official said on Monday.

Haji Juma, the district administrative chief, told Pajhwok Afghan News Mullahinfo-icon Ali, a resident of the Ranginabad village of the district, shot dead eight members of his own family and three of his neighbours. He also injured six others late on Sunday night.  

He said five womeninfo-icon, three children and as many elderly men were among those killed but he did not recognise the wounded people. The motive behind the killings is yet to be ascertained.

Meanwhile, Haji Ghulam, a resident of the area, confirmed the incident to Pajhwok but did not share details. He said the government did not have control of the area.

He said the Talibaninfo-icon had arrested Mullah Ali and referred his case to their court.



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