AFGHANISTAN: SOLDIER HANGED TO DEATH BY TALIBAN INSURGENTS IN NANGARHAR
February 11, 2015: the Taliban militants executed an Afghan National Army (ANA) soldier in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to local government officials, the Afghan soldier, who was identified as Ismail, was hanged to death in public in Khogyani district.
The soldier, a resident of Sherzad district, was kidnapped by Taliban militants while he was returning to his home, and was executed after he was found guilty of murdering a Taliban insurgent in Paktia province. A statement by Taliban group said the Afghan soldier confessed that he dragged the dead body of the Taliban fighter after killing him in Paktia. (Sources: khaama.com, 12/02/2015)