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Published : Sunday, 17 January, 2021 at 2:37 PM  Count : 377

2 female judges shot dead in Kabul

2 female judges shot dead in Kabul

Gunmen on Sunday shot dead two female judges in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan.

Quoting security source, Xinhua said two gunmen on a motorcycle fired on a car carrying female judges near a bus stop in Kabul on Sunday, killing two and injuring two others.

The incident came in the morning rush hour in Taimani neighborhood, Police District 4 of the city, the source told Xinhua anonymously. The capital police will issue a statement regarding the incident later in the day, he said.

Sunday's shooting was the latest in a string of targeted killings in the war-hit country.

On Tuesday, two female army officers died and two female officers and a driver wounded in a similar incident in northern Balkh province.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attacks so far.

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