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‘Taliban behead a handicapped farmer in Sar-i-Pul’

‘Taliban behead a handicapped farmer in Sar-i-Pul’

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Aug 04, 2019 - 15:58

SAR-I-PUL (Pajhwok): Local officials say militants beheaded a farmer who was abducted two weeks ago in Sancharak district of northern Sar-i-Pul province.

Naqibullah Daqiq, chief of Sancharak district talking to Pajhwok Afghan News, said, “Talibaninfo-icon militants abducted a farmer with disabilities for unknown reasons from this district two weeks ago, he was found with his head cut from his body on Saturday,”

He identified the victim as Noor Ahmad, a resident of Masjid Sabz area of the district.

The body of the victim was found in Gajwai village of Sancharak district today, Daqiq added.

Asadullah Khuram, a provincial council member said that the farmer was one his relatives, who he said lost one of his eyes and a leg in a bomb blast in 1997.

“This man was suffering from mental problems and he was sometimes insulting the Taliban,” he said.

He also said that Taliban abducted the farmer two weeks ago and was killed on Saturday.

Pajhwok tried to contact the Taliban for a comment about the incident, but failed.

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