The Taliban militants beheaded a disabled man in Sar-e-Pul province of Afghanistan, it has been reported.

The 209th Shaheen Corps in a statement said the Taliban militants beheaded the disabled man in Sancharak district of Sar-e-Pul province.

Quoting the family members of the victim, the 209th Shaheen Corps further added that the Taliban militants initially shot dead the disabled man and decapitated him afterwards.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far .

It is yet not clear why the Taliban militants brutally murdered the man.

Meanwhile, the district administrative chief of Sancharak Naqibullah Daqiq confirmed that the Taliban militants had abducted the victim two weeks ago.

Daqiq further added that the victim was a disabled farmer whose decapitated body was recovered two days ago.

The security situation in Faryab province has deteriorated during the recent years.

Taliban militants are active in some districts of Faryab and often conduct terrorist related activities.

Meanwhile, the Afghan forces routinely conduct counter-terrorism operations against the anti-government armed groups in this province.

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