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Provincial Official Kidnapped, Beheaded

June 08 2011


The beheaded body of a provincial official has been found on the side of the road in central Afghanistan, reports the Los Angeles Times.

The decapitated remains of Jawad Zehak, leader of the provincial council in Bamian, were recovered Tuesday in Parwan province.

Afghanistan's main intelligence service, the National Directorate of Security, blamed the Taliban for Zehak's abduction and killing.

The Taliban admitted killing him, but denied beheading the body, reported the...

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