NATO’s Brig. Gen. Wilson Shoffner, Deputy Chief of Staff for Communications
Says “We are saddened to learn of the murders by the Taliban of those who were so dedicated to serving the children of Afghanistan,”
He said in a statement issued here in Kabul from NATO’s headquarters that “We stand with President Ghani in condemning these acts of violence against the people of this country.”
General Shoffner has refreshed NATO’s commitment for assisting Afghan forces to achieve sustainable security and stability.
“We remain committed to assisting our Afghan partners in achieving sustainable security and stability.” He writes in the statement.
Five workers of Save the Children, an international welfare organization supporting children were killed by Taliban in Urozgan province after their demands were not met.
After spending over a month in the captivity of Taliban, their dead bodies were recently found in Tirinkot, provincial capital of Urozgan province.
Taliban had demanded the release of their people from Kabul but when their demands were not met they beheaded the five social welfare workers.