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Taliban abduct, kill Afghan civilians

Kabul: As many as seven bullet-riddled bodies were found in Afghanistan's Ghazni province on Sunday.

"Afghan National Police (ANP) found seven bullet-riddle bodies from Andar district earlier on Sunday, and all the victims apparently are civilians working in a local construction firm in Ghazni," reported Xinhua citing provincial governor Musa Khan Akbarzada.

Representational image. Agencies.

Representational image. Agencies.

Blaming Taliban militants for kidnapping and murdering the people, the governor said the militants had kidnapped the victims a couple of days ago and shot them dead.

However, sources said, the bodies were of some soldiers who were kidnapped a few days ago along the Kabul-Kandahar highway.

Taliban were yet to make an comment on the incident.


Published Date: Sep 02, 2013 09:17 AM | Updated Date: Sep 02, 2013 09:17 AM

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