Man Beheads His Wife and Three-Month-Old Child in Helmand, Southern Afghanistan

Sources in Helmand province say a resident of Garmsir district has beheaded his wife and a three-month-old infant.

The perpetrator has been identified as a resident of the Haji Taj Mohammad Aka village named Allah Mohammad and he committed the crime on Sunday night (June 13).

Taliban officials in Helmand say the perpetrator has fled the scene and efforts are underway to arrest him.

Last night, a resident of western Nimruz province reportedly shot dead nine members of his family, including newly born children.