9 drug addicts killed in overnight shooting

Afghan Police

Nine drug addicts have been killed in an overnight shooting in a non-residential area in western side of Kabul, Afghanistan.

Ferdaus Faramarz from Kabul police told Xinhua on Sunday that “The shooting occurred at side of Qurugh Mountain in Police District 6 roughly at 8:00 p.m. Saturday. Personnel of Kabul Criminal Investigation Police Department shifted the bodies to Forensic Science Department near Kabul University shortly after the shooting was reported,”

One arrest is said to have been made, while motive behind the incident remained unclear as at press time.

The official noted that “police are investigating the case,” and details will be released as appropriate.