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Groom, 8 Others Killed At Wedding Party

June 09 2011


Unidentified gunmen have attacked an Afghan wedding party in Nangarhar province, killing nine people and injuring five, RTT News reports.

The attack occurred Wednesday night at a house in Dur Baba district where the bridegroom's family was celebrating, said security officials. The groom and his father were among those slain.

A close relative to the groom was the chief administrator for the district, which may have been a motive, said a spokesman for the provincial governor. ...

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