Taliban Claims Responsibility for Killing ‘Christian Missionaries’

Photo: AP Dirk Frans, director of the International Assistance Mission, talks to the Associated Press at their office in Kabul, 07 Aug 2010

“The Taliban has claimed responsibility for killing ten people, including foreigners, after the bodies were found in dense forest in northern Afghanistan.

The International Assistance Mission, a Christian charity providing health services to the Afghan people, said on its website Saturday the dead people are … were returning to Kabul after working in Nuristan.

The bullet-riddled bodies were discovered Friday.

Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahed told the French news agency a patrol confronted the “Christian missionaries and we killed them all.”


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