Hit & Run

A Tuesday in Afghanistan


1. On Tuesday, the Taliban capture an Afghan soldier and an Afghan interpreter in Zabul province.
2. The Taliban behead both prisoners.
3. Shortly afterward, Afghan forces capture four Taliban fighters.
4. Namatullah Tokhi, an army commander in the province, explains to Reuters what happened next. "[The Taliban] cut of their [prisoners'] heads with a knife, so when our forces arrested four Taliban, we cut off their heads too."