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Taliban Kills 16 Bus Passengers in Northern Afghanistan: Officials

Taliban Kills 16 Bus Passengers in Northern Afghanistan: Officials
Tue May 31, 2016 11:36:58

The Taliban on Tuesday pulled passengers from several buses in northern Afghanistan, killed at least 16 of them and took dozens of others hostage, officials said.

“The Taliban shot dead 16 passengers,” said Sayed Mahmood Danish, spokesman for the governor of Kunduz province, where the incident occurred.

Police commander Shir Aziz Kamawal gave a slightly higher death toll of 17, AFP reported.

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