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Khaama Press (Translated by RAWA), September 10, 2017

10-year-old girl gang raped by six men, then beheaded in Afghan province

Meanwhile, according to reports from Herat province, a one and a half year old girl was killed by her father for refusing to go to him

Reports from Herat and Helmand provinces state that two young girls were mercilessly killed in these provinces.

Local officials in Helmand province stated that six men gang raped a 10-year-old girl and then beheaded her. Omar Zwak, the governor’s spokesperson, said that two men were caught by the locals and they were trying to capture the rest.

Meanwhile, according to reports from Herat province, a one and a half year old girl was killed by her father for refusing to go to him. Herat police said the incident occurred at ten in the morning on Sunday (Sep. 10) in the fourth district of the province. It is said that the perpetrator has fled now.

Violence against women and girls has increased in the past few months in Afghanistan which is worrisome for women’s rights organizations in the country.

Category: RAWA News, Children, HR Violations - Views: 2039