Militants behead Afghan man for `spying`

Unidentified militants beheaded the man for allegedly spying for US military.

Last Updated: Jun 06, 2010, 08:48 AM IST

Islamabad: Unidentified militants beheaded a 60-year-old Afghan man for allegedly "spying" for the US military based in neighbouring Afghanistan, media reports said.

The body, identified as that of Wadeen, was found in Darpa Khel village, five km from Miranshah, in North Waziristan tribal area bordering Afghanistan, Xinhua reported citing a statement in the Daily Times.

A piece of paper found near the body said the man was beheaded was spying for the US and that anyone else doing the same "would meet the same fate".
In February this year, Taliban militants beheaded three men including two Afghans in Mir Ali area in North Waziristan, accusing them of spying for the US.

IANS