Now, Taliban kill woman NGO employee in NWFP over obscenity and vulgarity charges

April 17th, 2009 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI  

Taliban Mardan(Pakistan) Apr.17 (ANI): Two women were reportedly killed in separate incidents here, The Dawn reported.

According to sources, an NGO employee Mumtaz Begum was killed in a bomb blast in the office of the National Rural Support Programme (NRSP) in the Hattian village of the region.

Local Taliban leader Habibur Rehman while claiming the responsibility for the attack, accused the NGO of propagating obscenity and vulgarity.

Rehman threatened of such attacks in future also.

In another incident, unidentified gunmen shot dead a former councilor of the Gujjar Garhi Union Council, Shaheen Bibi.

None of the terrorist groups have taken responsibility for the killing till reports last came-in.

The region has seen a surge in militant activities in the recent times, with a number of girl schools, police stations, security posts, music centres and cellphone towers being targeted by extremists.

Meanwhile, three employees of the Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) were also abducted in Kohat region of the province.(ANI)

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