A Civilian Killed by Taliban in Panjshir

Sources in Panjshir province say the Taliban arrested a civilian and then shot him dead.

The incident took place on Tuesday morning (June 21th) in Pawat village, Khenj district.

According to sources, the victim’s name was Faizullah and he was busy digging in the so-called Emerald Mountains. Faizullah was first detained and then shot on the roadside by Taliban forces as he was walking from the mountains to his house.

Sources state that the man was busy in manual labor in the mine and was not affiliated with any individual or group.

The Taliban have not yet commented on the crime. Taliban forces have previously detained, tortured and shot civilians in Panjshir province on charges of assisting the Resistance Front.