Man Kills His Wife and Mother-in-Law in Afghanistan’s Western Herat Province

A man killed his wife and mother-in-law in Herat, western Afghanistan.

Speaking to Hasht-e Subh from Herat, sources reported that this murder took place on Sunday night, January 22, in Islam Qala border town, Kohsan district.

The murderer, who was identified as Eraj, killed his wife and mother-in-law using a riffle.

The motives behind this murder are not immediately determined. The Taliban have not expressed an opinion in this regard.

Domestic violence has recently been on the rise throughout Afghanistan, particularly in Herat province. Not long ago, a man beheaded his wife in Shindand district of Herat.