According to local authorities in northern Jawzjan province of Afghanistan, Taliban militants beheaded four Afghan security forces in this province.
The dead bodies of the soldiers were found on Wednesday morning, the officials added.
A spokesman for the Afghan local police forces in Jowzjan province said the soldiers were abducted while they were on their way towards their home.
This comes as local authorities on Sunday announced that at least two people including a local police commander was killed after Taliban militants took over a security check post following a deal with another local police officer in this province.
Taliban group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility behind the incident and said at least 4 Afghan local police officers were killed and six others who were wounded were abducted by Taliban fighters.