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WORLD NEWS | Afghanistan: Kabul residents express concern over surge in crime


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kabul [Afghanistan]June 23 (ANI): With terrorism on the rise in Afghanistan since the Taliban took control of the country, residents of Kabul are now once again expressing concern over rising crime rates in the city, TOLOnews reported.

Some Kabul locals claim that crime in the city has risen recently. They said the issue needed more attention and that current efforts by security groups to keep Kabul safe were not enough, according to the Afghan News Agency.

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Thirteen days ago, a woman was killed in Kabul, and the husband of the victim claimed that his wife was brutally murdered in the safest neighborhood of the city, TOLOnews reported.

Abdul Wahid, the husband of the murdered woman, claimed that his wife was home alone when the incident happened. Unidentified assailants broke into his home, killed his wife and stole some cash.

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He went on to say that more than 13 days had passed since the incident, but no one had yet been arrested for his wife’s murder, TOLOnews reported.

“She was stabbed seven or eight times in the heart. They brutally suffocated her,” Abdul Wahid said.

The victim, Mohammad Murtaza, said: “When I got home, I found my mother in the hallway. I was worried and didn’t know what to do. Then my mother’s aunt came and gave her My husband called and we took my mother to the clinic,” the woman’s son, TOLOnews reported.

Since the Taliban seized power in August 2021, the security situation in the country has continued to deteriorate. The group banned women from school, and later in December banned women from attending university and working with aid agencies. (Arnie)

In addition, according to TOLO News, after the Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021, Afghanistan is also facing a severe economic crisis. Subsequently, international aid was suspended, and foreign exchange reserves of more than 9 billion U.S. dollars were frozen. (Arnie)

(This is an unedited and auto-generated story from a Syndicated News feed, the body of content may not have been modified or edited by LatestLY staff)


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