Taliban execute 4 associates in Helmand
LASHKARGAH (Pajhwok): Taliban have executed four of their associates in Kajaki and Nad Ali districts of southern Helmand province, officials and residents said Monday.
Muhammadullah, a resident of Kajaki resident, said militants hanged two of their fighters on charges of committing robbery, kidnapping and murder in Zamindawar area of the district late Monday.
He said that bodies of executed rebels were still hanging with a pole. Police chief for the district confirmed the incident but he had no details to share.
In Nad Ali district of the province, a tribal elder wishing anonymity said that Taliban hanged two fighters in the district. He said that militants were planning to execute six more of their men probably by tomorrow.
Wakil Muhammad, member of the district council, told Pajhwok Afghan News the slain militants were members of little known Meraj group and they were accused of murder and extortion.
However, Taliban have not yet commented on the incident.
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