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Etlat-e-Rooz (translated by RAWA), January 13, 2022

Taliban killed a young woman at a checkpoint in west of Kabul

Fatemeh, the victim's sister, told the daily Al-Inta'a that she and her sister and son-in-law were confronted by a Taliban checkpoint on their way back from a wedding.

Sources in Kabul say Taliban forces shot and killed a young woman at a checkpoint in the Dasht-e Barchi area. The incident took place yesterday evening (Thursday, Jan.13,2022) in the Gulai area of the 13th district of Kabul. The victim of this incident is named Zeinab Abdullahi.

Fatemeh, the victim's sister, told the daily Al-Inta'a that she and her sister and son-in-law were confronted by a Taliban checkpoint on their way back from a wedding in Gulai and were stopped at the checkpoint; But Taliban forces opened fire on their vehicles a few meters away.

Zainab was killed by Taliban in Kabul
Zainab was killed by Taliban on a checkpoint in Kabul on Jan.13,2022. (Photo: Social Media)

She said two bullets hit her sister's heart and she died on the spot.

The victim's sister says Taliban forces initially denied the killings, saying they were the work of armed robbers. But he said the 13th District Criminal Officer had confirmed that the killings had been carried out by Taliban forces.

He added that when the body was transported from the hospital, the Taliban told them that the group could only feel sympathy.Fatemeh said no one else was injured in the attack and that two children with them were terrified.Taliban security officials have not yet commented.

Interior Ministry spokesmen did not respond to a call from the daily Etlat Rooz newspaper. Earlier, the Taliban killed a young man at a checkpoint in Kabul. The group confessed to the murder, calling it a misunderstanding.

Category: Taliban/ISIS/Terrorism, Women, RAWA News - Views: 1937