Afghanistan summons Pak diplomat over beheading of two Afghans

July 2nd, 2008 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI  


Kabul , July 2 (ANI): The Hamid Karzai government in Kabul has condemned the beheadings of two Afghans by the Taliban in Pakistan , and the countrys foreign ministry has summoned Pakistan s Deputy Ambassador to Afghanistan Asif Durrani to explain why the incident was allowed to happen.

The incident took place last week on Pakistani soil.

The ministry is expected to demand Pakistani authorities do everything to punish those responsible for the beheading, reported the Daily Times.

The Taliban in Bajaur Agency, thought to be the militant Jaish-e-Muhammad group, publicly executed two Afghans on Saturday for spying. While beheading the duo, the group warned that whoever spied for foreign forces in Afghanistan , or supported the Pakistan Army, would meet the same fate.

Wali Muhammad, a spokesman for Jaish-e-Muhammad, said the two beheaded Afghans were residents of Kunar. (ANI)

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