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Gunfire at wedding party kills five in Khost

AT News Report

KHOST CITY: At least five people were killed and 13 others were wounded after flare-up of gunfire on a weeding party in southeastern Khost province, official said Monday.

Local officials said the incident took place in the Dargi area of Tanai district at around 9pm local time on Sunday night, the district’s administrative chief told Pajhwok Afghan News.

Zamary Haqmal said that an intoxicated individual opened fire at the participants of the wedding party. Three people were killed and 13 others wounded, he said.

The victims were all relatives of the killer, who managed to escape, the district chief said.

Sakhi Mohammad, an eyewitness, told Pajhwok that five people were killed in the overnight gunfire.

It is not firs incident in its nature, in the past many people were killed or wounded whether in celebrity gunfire or open fire on participants across the country.

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