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2 women, as many children mysteriously killed in Farah

2 women, as many children mysteriously killed in Farah

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Nov 20, 2017 - 13:00

                                                                                             

FARAH CITY (Pajhwok): Two womeninfo-icon and as many children have been found dead under mysterious circumstances in western Farah province, an official said on Monday.

Police spokesman Iqbal Bahir told Pajhwok Afghan News security forces found the bodies during a patrol in the Dasht-i-Shorab area of Mahajirabad village on Sunday.

He said the women had been shot in heads while the children were beheaded. The bodies were handed over to the victims’ relatives.

No one had been arrested in connection with the killings, the police officials said, adding an investigation was underway.

According to Bahir, the victims were inhabitants of the Kansang village of Bala Baluk district.

A relative of one victim, requesting not to be named, said the dead belonged to the same family and had gone to visit a shrine in Farah City. He said they had no personal enmity.

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