The Mullah Imam, prayer leader of a mosque has killed 11 people including his own family members in Farah province.
Provincial council members confirmed that the incident took place in Khak-e-Safid district on Sunday afternoon.
Circumstances surrounding the shooting spree has not been ascertained so far.
The prayer leader also injured 14 others after going on a shooting spree and target two families.
Meanwhile, security sources are saying that the prayer leader opened fire on his own family members and members of another family following a verbal clash.
The sources further added that women and children are also among those killed or wounded.
The prayer leader has managed to flee the area and a search operation is underway for his arrest.