An armed clash broke out among the members of the Provincial Council of Herat earlier today leaving at least 5 people wounded.
Sources in Herat Provincial Council confirmed that a gun battle took place between the armed men of Herat Provincial Council Chief Kamran Alizai and another member of the council Ghulam Habib Hashimi.
The sources further added that the armed clash took place following a verbal brawl between the two.
The provincial security and government officials have not commented regarding the incident so far.
Meanwhile, reports indicate that the provincial government and military officials have intervened to prevent further spread of violence among the provincial council members.