November 24, 2014

Taliban kill Afghan man over espionage charges

By Sajad - Sun Nov 18 2012, 2:19 pm

According to local authorities in eastern Ghazni province of Afgahnistan, Taliban militants assassinated an Afghan man over espionage charges in Deh-Yak district.

District police chief Faiz Toofan confirming the report said the deceased Afghan man was recogized as Faiz Toofan and was a resident of Deh-Yak district.

He said Mohammad Ibrahim was killed by Taliban militants in Laghwat village.

In the meantime local residents and eye witnesses in the area said the man was killed following firefight between Taliban militants and Afghan police forces however local officials deny reports by local residents and said he was killed by Taliban militants.

This comea as thre has been a considerable growth in target killings and majority of those killed by Taliban militants are accused of assisting the Afghan government and coalition security forces.

Taliban militants group yet to comment regarding the report.

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