Local sources in Daikundi province say that a 17-year-old newlywed girl shot herself with a hunting rifle and died in Nawgunbad village of Kiti district.
This event happened at 7:00 p.m. (Sunday, July 3). This girl was newly married.
According to local people, the reason for her suicide was family violence.
Taliban security sources in Daikundi confirmed the incident and announced the investigation. Recently, family violence and mysterious death of women have increased in Daikundi and other provinces of the country. The families of the victims of violence and attempted suicide of women say that the perpetrators are not pursued and punished.
Reporter: Latifa Sadat Mosavi
Translated by: Hussaini