Taliban hang up bodies of alleged kidnappers in Afghan city

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Taliban authorities in the western Afghan city of Herat killed four alleged kidnappers and hung their bodies up in public to deter others, a local government official said on Saturday.

Sher Ahmad Ammar, deputy governor of Herat, said the men had kidnapped a local businessman and his son and intended to take them out of the city, when they were seen by patrols that had set up checkpoints around the city.

An exchange of gunfire ensued in which all four were killed, while one Taliban soldier was wounded.

“Their bodies were brought to the main square and hung up in the city as a lesson for...


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Taliban hang up bodies of alleged kidnappers in Afghan city


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