Taliban Behead Seventeen Partygoers in Afghanistran

15 men and 2 women were found beheaded, apparently for attending a mix-gender party


Fifteen men and two women have been found beheaded in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province. Officials said the victims were killed byTaliban insurgents as punishment for attending a mixed-sex party with music and dancing.

\The bodies were found in a house near the Musa Qala district, 46 miles north of the provincial capital Lashkar Gah, on Monday, said the district governor Nimatullah, who goes by only one name.