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Kabul police arrest 12 on charges of aerial firing during the week of martyrs

By Khaama Press - Wed Sep 13 2017, 10:59 am

The Kabul police officials informed regarding the arrest of at least twelve people on charges of creating disturbances to the city residents by aerial firings during the week of martyrs.

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials the Ministry of Interior informed regarding the arrest of the individuals on Tuesday.

The officials further added that the detained suspects were involved in aerial firings that sparked fear and disturbance among the city residents.

At least six weapons were also recovered from the detained individuals, the official said, adding that the suspects have been over to the relevant authorities for further steps to be taken against them.

According to the security officials, at least thirteen people sustained injuries from the stray bullets fired by the individuals to mark the week of martyrs.

This comes as the Kabul residents have long been complaining regarding the aerial firings by irresponsible armed individuals on various occasions including the supporters of Ahmad Shah Massoud who celebrate the week of martyrs and often carry out aerial firings.

The security institutions as well as the Ahmad Shah Massoud Foundation had earlier urged the people to refrain from aerial firings and causing disturbances to the residents of the city.

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