Security and Crime
Civilian killed on spying charge in GhazniBy Saifullah Maftoon Nov 18, 2012 - 14:35
GAZNI CITY (PAN): A man was killed by militants on the charge of spying for the government, while two insurgents were wounded during a clash in southern Ghazni province, an official said on Monday.
The civilian, killed by the rebels late on Saturday, had no link with the government, Deh Yak district police chief, Faiz Toofan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.
But a witness, who did not want to be named, claimed the man was killed during a firefight between police and militants. He gave no further details.
A resident of Laghbad area, Faiz Muhammad, said the man died on spot after being caught in the crossfire while coming out of his garden.
In the same district, two fighters were wounded in clash with security forces, who suffered no causalities.
A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the guerrillas had killed two policemen in Andar district. However, he did no t comment on the civilian’s death.