Mob Kills Eloped Lovers After Storming Afghan Police Station

An armed mob that included relatives of a young woman who had eloped with her lover stormed a police station holding the couple in eastern Afghanistan over the weekend, then dragged the lovers off and killed them, officials and witnesses said. The mob wounded three police officers, one of them seriously, the officials and witnesses said Sunday and Monday in providing accounts of the couple’s violent deaths, often called honor killings. Read more here:

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/13/world/asia/nuristan-province-afghanistan-honor-killings.html?emc=eta1

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