Taliban Fighters Kill a Teenager in Eastern Nangarhar Province

Taliban fighters have shot dead a teenager in eastern Nangarhar province.

Local sources in Nangarhar Province said on Saturday (August 13th) that the Taliban killed the teenager on Friday morning in Batikot district.

The teenager, whose name was Zakirullah, wanted to get water from a well near the Taliban outpost. But the Taliban have prevented him. Despite the warning of the Taliban, Zakirullah went to the well, as a result of which the Taliban killed him.

Sources add that the people in the Taliban outpost fled after the incident. But the head of the outpost has been arrested by the Batikot district governor.

This is not the first time that civilians have been killed by the Taliban. Such events have happened in the past in various parts of Afghanistan.