At least four people were killed and one injured in a land dispute on Saturday in Laileya Chahar Qeshlaq village of Dara Suf Bala district of Samangan province.
According to local sources, the deadly clash erupted after an argument.
A community elder, identified as Akbar Khojeyen and three others were killed during the clash.
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The perpetrator, according the source, fled the area.
Taliban officials in the are have not commented.
Land disputes in rural areas are common occurrences which often lead to violence.