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Afghan Villagers Hang Taliban Fighters as Battle for District Rages

Afghan villagers hanged four captured Taliban militants from a tree on Saturday as security forces battled the insurgents for a sixth day in a district of Ghazni province, an official said. The hangings were carried out after Taliban fighters had killed more than 100 people in the area in the past week, including more than a dozen who were beheaded, according to Ghazni deputy governor Mohammad Ali Ahmadi. The battle in the Ajrestan district of Ghazni, southwest of the capital Kabul, is...

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