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Horrific ‘family’ killings on the rise in Afghanistan


In Afghanistan, the number of “family” killings has recently increased. The reason is unemployment and impoverishment of the population, most of which are starving, reports today, June 14, Khaama Press.

However, according to representatives of the Taliban (the organization is banned in the Russian Federation), the reason for the killings lies in family disagreements. So, at noon the day before, an Afghan shot and killed nine members of his family, including his wife, children and father-in-law. On the same day, in Helmand province, a man beheaded his wife and three-month-old son with a knife.

The most brutal killing took place in the provincial capital of Faryab Maymen. There, the husband stabbed to death his 19-year-old wife, who was 7 months pregnant. Taliban director of information and culture in Faryab Shamsullah Mohammadi He said that the killer fled the scene of the crime and now they are looking for him.

As reported EADaily Afghanistan now has about 3.4 million internally displaced people and about 2.6 million refugees abroad. The economic situation is dire: about 23 million people are hungry and 95% of the population is malnourished.


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