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Taliban militants behead 17 partygoers in Afghanistan
 
Reports suggest Taliban fighters are spreading across Northern Afghanistan, terrifying villagers.
Reports suggest Taliban fighters are spreading across Northern Afghanistan, terrifying villagers.
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Seventeen civilians, including two women, were found beheaded in southern Afghanistan on Monday. Officials said the Taliban carried out the bloody attack on the civilians for taking part in a "mixed-sex" music party. The bodies were found in a house near the Musa Qala district. "The victims threw a late-night dance and music party when the Taliban attacked," said district governor Nimatullah, who goes by just one name.

 

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