Elderly Man Takes His Own Life in Takhar Province

According to local sources in Takhar province, an elderly man killed himself by shooting himself with a bullet.

Sources identified the man as Abdul-Ahad on Friday, May 5. They stated that he was 70 years old and lived in the village of Hazara-Qeshlaq in the Yangi Qala district of Takhar province.

Abdul-Ahad killed himself on Thursday, May 4, by firing a shot from a gun.

Sources say that the reason for this suicide was his psychological and nervous problems.

Abdul-Ahad had been suffering from mental and nervous illnesses for the past two years.

The Taliban confirmed this news and announced that they have launched an investigation into the matter.

It is noteworthy that just two days ago, a 40-year-old woman in the fifth district of Faizabad city in Badakhshan province ended her life by consuming poison.