According to Taliban security officials in Helmand province, a man was fatally shot by another man in the province’s Nad Ali district.

The event occurred on Friday, June the 10th, according to Mohammad Qasim Riyadh, Deputy Director of the Taliban’s Information and Culture in Helmand province.

The victim, according to Deputy Director Riyadh, was named Mohammad Dawood Shah, who was killed by Ghulam Siddiqullah, yesterday.

Security forces have apprehended the killer, according to the Taliban officials. Consistent with the officials, the killer has maintained that  Mohammad Dawood Shah came to his residence and attempted to murder him.

The motive for the murder is being investigated, according to the Deputy Director of the Taliban’s Information and Culture in Helmand province.

In recent months, the number of suicides and personal rivalries resulting to homicides, target killings, honor killings, and car accidents has increased.

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  • Saqalain Eqbal is an Online Editor for Khaama Press. He is a Law graduate from The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF).