Taliban militants kill 6 employees of Afghan firm

16:37, July 06, 2010      

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Taliban militants killed six employees of a local construction company in Ghazni province, south of Afghanistan, an official with the company said Tuesday.

"Taliban militants abducted six employees of Faizullah Construction Company two days ago in Ghazni province and killed them yesterday. Their bodies were found today," director of the company Hajji Didar told Xinhua.

He also said that the ill-fated persons were going home from Paktia province but Taliban militants on the way abducted them in Andar district of Ghazni province and after killing them abandoned their bodies.

Taliban militants have not made comment.

However, the Taliban insurgents who have intensified their activities in the past targeted construction companies involved in road building in Afghanistan.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:张茜)

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