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Five People Killed in Gunmen Attack in Paghman: Police

At least five people were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in the Paghman district of Kabul province shortly after midnight on Friday, police said.

Kabul police in a statement said that five members of one family were returning from a wedding ceremony when they were abducted by gunmen and were killed later.

Police blamed the Taliban for the attack.

Taliban so far has not commented on the attack.

A security official in Paghman who wished not to be named said that a former mujahideen commander Ghazi Oryakhil is also among those killed in the attack. Others killed in the attack are the commander’s relatives, the source said.

Five People Killed in Gunmen Attack in Paghman: Police

The incident happened in the Paghman district when five people accompanied by others were returning from a wedding party.

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At least five people were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen in the Paghman district of Kabul province shortly after midnight on Friday, police said.

Kabul police in a statement said that five members of one family were returning from a wedding ceremony when they were abducted by gunmen and were killed later.

Police blamed the Taliban for the attack.

Taliban so far has not commented on the attack.

A security official in Paghman who wished not to be named said that a former mujahideen commander Ghazi Oryakhil is also among those killed in the attack. Others killed in the attack are the commander’s relatives, the source said.

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