The dead bodies of two women and two men have been recovered from the west of Kabul city after they were mysteriously killed, security officials said Tuesday.

It is yet not clear who murdered the couples and what was the motive behind the murder as the security officials say they have launched an investigation into mysterious murder case.

Head of the Criminal Investigation Department for 101 Asmaye Zone Fraidoon Abedi confirmed that the dead bodies of two women and two men were recovered from the vicinity of Dasht-e-Barchi area.

According to Abedi, honor killing could be the reason behind the murder of the couples as they had gathered in a house without having close relations.

He said an investigation is till underway and the exact circumstances surrounding the mysterious murder of the couples will be ascertained once the security officials end their probe.

According to reports, an individual has been arrested in connection to the murder of the women and men and is currently in police custody for further investigation.