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Rebels kill father, son on spying charge

Rebels kill father, son on spying charge

Mar 10, 2011 - 16:58

ZARANJ (PANinfo-icon): Insurgents shot dead a man and his son on the charge of spying for the government in Khashrod district of southwestern Nimroz province, officials said on Thursday.

The two were gunned down while returning home from a mosqueinfo-icon, the provincial police chief, Abdul Jabbar Purdali, told Pajhwok Afghan News. The father, 50, and his son, 18, had no links to the government, he said.

District chief, Mohammad Hashim Nawrozi, who confirmed the incident, said a delegation had been sent to the area for investigation.

A resident, who did not want to be named, said the victims had received seeds and chemical fertiliser from the government a week ago.

A newly-appointed Talibaninfo-icon commander in the area, Mullahinfo-icon Habash, had a verbal clash with the family over accepting the assistance.

The resident said the insurgents killed them as a result of the clash and charged them as spies. However, there was no word from the Taliban about the incident.

Meanwhile, officials said a Taliban commander was killed on Thursday morning in the same district during an operation by NATOinfo-icon-led forces.

However, the rebels claimed the international forces attacked civilian houses, killing one resident and taking away two others.


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