Four Afghanistan women shot dead by Taliban

Continuing its terror acts against women in Afghanistan, Taliban militants shot dead four women they had abducted a few days back, said a police officer on Saturday.

Last Updated: Oct 18, 2014, 15:06 PM IST

Kabul: Continuing its terror acts against women in Afghanistan, Taliban militants shot dead four women they had abducted a few days back, said a police officer on Saturday.

"Taliban militants after kidnapping four women from Farah city Thursday, shot them dead and abandoned their bodies in the outskirts the city where the bodies were found Friday night," the official told Xinhua.

The extremist outfit, which had banned education for girls and confined women in their houses, has executed several women on charge of adultery over the past decade in areas it controlled in Afghanistan.