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Bride killed, 2 wounded in overnight joy fire: Police

Bride killed, 2 wounded in overnight joy fire: Police

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Jul 18, 2017 - 10:44

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Two people, including a bride, have been killed and as many injured in overnight celebratory gunfire in the third police district of Kabul, an official said on Tuesday.

Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the 101st Asmaee Zone, told Pajhwok Afghan News the security guards of Deputy Chief Executive (CEO) Mohammad Mohaqiq opened joy fire as the wedding entered Ahl-i-Bait Street.

Police have arrested two wedding guests and two security guards of Mohaqiq in connection with the incident.  The CEO could not be reached for comments despite multiple efforts by Pajhwok.

According to Mujahid, police have launched an investigation into the incident and the area had been cordoned off.

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