According to local sources in Kandahar, a province in southern Afghanistan, a couple was brutally murdered in their home by unknown individuals with a knife.
A reliable local source stated that the incident took place on Thursday, on Char_Rah Monar road in the Spin-Boldak district of Kandahar province.
The murdered man was identified as Gohar Khan, who was killed alongside his wife by unknown assailants.
The motive and the identity of the perpetrators behind the gruesome killing are yet to be determined.
Taliban has confirmed the incident in Kandahar and announced that they have begun investigating the matter.
It is worth noting that this is the second violent incident that has occurred in Kandahar on the same day, as earlier a man murdered his wife in the city of Kandahar.