Kabul, Dec 27, 2016: A 30-year-old woman was beheaded by Taliban militants in Afghanistan’s Sar-e-Pul province, officials said on Tuesday.
Provincial governor’s spokesman Zabiullah Amani said the armed men linked with Taliban beheaded the woman because she visited the city alone, Tolo news reported.
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He said the victim’s husband was in Iran and they did not have any child.
Provincial director of the women’s affairs Nasima Arzoo said the woman was beheaded in a village which is under the control of the Taliban.
However, the Taliban has denied any involvement.
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This comes after Taliban militants have publicly executed a mother-of-two for divorcing her first husband and living with another man in Afghanistan. (IANS)