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3 suspects detained in connection with Kabul shooting

3 suspects detained in connection with Kabul shooting

Dec 11, 2017 - 13:15

KABUL (Pajhwok): Police have detained three suspects in connection with the killing of 10 individuals, most of them members of the same family, in Kabul, an official said on Monday.

Crime branch chief Brig. Gen Mohammad Salem Almas told Pajhwok Afghan News the suspected killers were arrested on the Kabul-Baghlan highway. The victims’ family confirmed that the detainees were involved in the shooting.

Almas said the suspects had escaped to Mazar-i-Sharif, but they were wanted and forced to flee Balkh. A police team dispatched to Balkh to arrest the killers managed to catch them in Baghlan.

On December 8, four unknown men gunned down four women, three children and one man. At least two others were injured. Two guests were among the dead.