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Faryab collision claims 3 lives; youth shot dead by Taliban

Faryab collision claims 3 lives; youth shot dead by Taliban

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Jan 15, 2015 - 12:38

MAIMANA (Pajhwok): Five people have been killed in separate incidents in western Faryab province, officials said on Thursday.

Three people lost their lives in a road accident, one young man was shot dead by insurgents and another found hanged.

The accident occurred in the morning when a Corolla car collided with a truck on the Jawzjan-Andkhoi highway, the Andkhoi district chief said.

Sultan Sanjar told Pajhwok Afghan News three occupants of the car were killed instantly as a result of the head-on collision. The drivers of both vehicles were taken into custody.

Separately, armed militants killed a young man in the Khwaja Sabz Posh district of the province. Sakhi Mohammad Baig, the district chief, said the victim had been involved in an anti-Talibaninfo-icon campaign.

In Andkhoi district, Sanjar said, a 22 years old man was found hanged and his body taken to hospital for forensic examination.

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