The bodies of the two Finnish aid workers slain in western Afghanistan less than a fortnight ago arrived at the Helsinki Airport on Tuesday afternoon, greeted by grieving relatives as well as representatives of the state administration, the National Bureau of Investigation and the Finnish Lutheran Mission. The experienced aid workers were employed by the Finnish Lutheran Mission and were working in Afghanistan in mental health projects overseen by the International Assistance Mission.
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Bodies of slain aid workers returned to Finland
The two women were shot to death by two gunmen on a motorcycle in the Afghan city of Herat on 24 July. Local law enforcement officials have arrested six people on suspicion of the homicides.