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Ghani Visits Mohaqiq, Offers Condolences

Upon returning from Abu Dhabi, President Ashraf Ghani on Monday evening went to the second deputy chief executive Mohammad Mohaqiq’s house to extend his condolences for the death of Mohaqiq's son.

Mohaqiq on Sunday confirmed that his son Mohammad Hussain Mohaqiq killed his other son Mohammad Baqir Mohaqiq, and cited Hussain’s “mental illness.”

Earlier, the Ministry of Interior reported the incident, as did an aid to second deputy Mohaqiq.

Sibghatullah Ahmadi, an aid to Deputy Mohammad Mohaqiq, talking to TOLOnews said that the “mental illness” of Hussain Mohammad was a factor.

The event occurred around 9am on Sunday, and “four of Baqir’s bodyguards were also wounded in the shooting,” Ahmadi said.

The Presidential Palace said in a statement that Mohaqiq thanked the president for visiting his house and paying condolences to his family for their loss.

 

Ghani Visits Mohaqiq, Offers Condolences

The Presidential Palace said Mr. Mohaqiq thanked the president for extending his condolences to his family.

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Upon returning from Abu Dhabi, President Ashraf Ghani on Monday evening went to the second deputy chief executive Mohammad Mohaqiq’s house to extend his condolences for the death of Mohaqiq's son.

Mohaqiq on Sunday confirmed that his son Mohammad Hussain Mohaqiq killed his other son Mohammad Baqir Mohaqiq, and cited Hussain’s “mental illness.”

Earlier, the Ministry of Interior reported the incident, as did an aid to second deputy Mohaqiq.

Sibghatullah Ahmadi, an aid to Deputy Mohammad Mohaqiq, talking to TOLOnews said that the “mental illness” of Hussain Mohammad was a factor.

The event occurred around 9am on Sunday, and “four of Baqir’s bodyguards were also wounded in the shooting,” Ahmadi said.

The Presidential Palace said in a statement that Mohaqiq thanked the president for visiting his house and paying condolences to his family for their loss.

 

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