According to Afghan government officials, an Afghan boy was beheaded by Taliban militants in southern Kandahar province and another Afghan girl was beheaded in eastern Kapisa province of Afghanistan.

Kandahar provincial governor spokesman Jawid Faisal confirming the report said Taliban militants beheaded the Afghan boy to avenge from his brother who is serving in Afghan national police forces.

Mr. Faisal further added the Afghan boy was only 12 years old and was a resident of Zherai district, and was beheaded by Taliban militants while he was on his way to Panjwai district.

He said Taliban militants left the beheaded body of the Afghan boy near the roadside.

This comes as Taliban militants earlier beheaded a 14 years old Afghan boy in Zherai district over espionage charges to Afghan government, provincial governor spokesman Jawid Faisal said.

In the meantime Abdul Hakim Akhundzada district chief for Tagab in eastern Kapisa province said they have founded a beheaded body of a 7 years old Afghan girl from a garden whose legs were also amputed.

Mr. Akhundzada said the girl was killed last evening in Jalu Khel village and it is yet not clear who committed the crime.

He said no one has complained to security forces regarding the murder of the girl.