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18-year old girl was shot dead in Farah

An 18-year-old girl was shot dead in Farah province, a local official said.

Abdul Jabbar Shayeq, head of Public Health Directorate in Farah, says the dead body of the victim was taken to Farah’s central hospital on Saturday, May 01.

The motive behind the murder still remains unknown, but according to local sources, the girl committed suicide— presumably shooting herself in the head.

A postmortem study is underway, according to the local official.

Women rights organizations in Farah repeatedly reported occasional cases of domestic violence.