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1 TV, June 28, 2019

Taliban shoot and kill pregnant woman for condemning group

...the woman told Taliban members: “You wouldn’t be killed if you didn’t go

Taliban insurgents have executed a 25-year-old pregnant woman in Afghanistan's northern Sar-i-Pul province after she condemned the group's fight against government forces, the army said Wednesday.

Afghanarmy's209 Shaheen Corps in a statement said that after a number of Taliban militants were killed in an operation by security forces, the woman told Taliban members: “You wouldn’t be killed if you didn’t go.”

As the Taliban heard this, they shot and killed the woman, the statement said adding the act showed Taliban’s “barbarity” against women.

“Taliban criminals showed that they are not correctable and do not respect human values,” the statement said.

Talibanspokesman Mohammad Yousuf Ahmadi rejected the group's involvement in killing of the woman.

Originally published on Apr. 20, 2019

Category: Taliban/ISIS/Terrorism, Women, HR Violations - Views: 4163