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6 people killed in separate incidents in Faryab

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6 people killed in separate incidents in Faryab

Jun 08, 2017 - 14:13

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): At least five people including an uprising commander have been killed in Qurghan district while a man was gunned down in Bacheragh district of northwestern Faryab province, an official said Thursday.

Local officials said five people were killed during a dinner party in Aimaq Khana area of Qurghan district around 9pm last night.

An official who wished to go unnamed, said a public upraising commander, Chari Khan was along with his two fighters, a tribal elder, Haji Seddiq and one another person killed during a party hosted by one of their friends, Mastari Mohammad.

The source said the guests were shot dead and the house owner, Mastari Mohammad escaped from the area along with weapons and three vehicles after the incident.

On the other hand, police spokesman, Abdul Karim Yourish, said a 24 yours yon man was found dead in Balcheragh district of Faryab.

He identified the slain person as Hedayatullah who was killed by unknown men with pistol and then thrown to a garden. Police handed over the body of the victim to his family, he said.

The motive behind the incident yet to be cleared and the perpetrators managed to flee, Yourish said, adding police were investigating about the murder case.



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