AT Monitoring Desk-KABUL: The unidentified gunmen on Saturday, shot dead a couple in eastern Kunar province, an official said.
“It was overnight, when the gunmen entered into a civilian house in the Karhala village on the outskirts of Asadabad, the provincial capital, where they shot dead the couple,” provincial police chief, Brig. Gen. Abdul Haseeb Syedkhel told Pajhwok Afghan News.
The victims, who had migrated from neighboring Nuristan province, were also stabbed with knives after being shot to dead, he added.
There is no immediate claim by any group yet. The security forces did not detain anyone in connection with the double-murder incident so far.