Killers of female airport workers arrested in Kandahar province
By Khaama Press - Mon Jan 02 2017, 9:27 am
Provincial security chief General Rahmatullah Atrafi told reporters that the perpetrators of the attack were arrested based on an intelligence report.
He said the men were directly involved in the attack that took place two weeks ago in Kandahar city and led t the killing of five female workers of the airport along with their driver.
Gen. Atrafi further added that the men were arrested from the vicinity of the 4th police district of Kandahar city and they have confessed to their crime.
The perpetrators have said they carried out the attack after receiving instructions from Mubarak Shah Agha.
According to the officials, one of the attackers sustained injuries as he was trying to escape and was shot by the security forces.
The anti-government armed militant groups have not commented regarding the incident and apprehension of the four perpetrators so far.
The Taliban group initially rejected having role in the attack but the confession of the perpetrators indicate the group was directly involved in the attack.