Tag Archives: Kandahar

Taliban execute man by hanging him from helicopter?

A video purportedly showing a man being brutally hanged from a helicopter by the Taliban in Afghanistan‘s Kandahar has gone viral. The Express Tribune found the claim to be false. Conservative blog sites, pundits and politicians in the United States such as Senator Ted Cruz, shared the video castigating the …

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Taliban rockets hit Kandahar airport, flights suspended

KABUL: Taliban fighters struck Kandahar airport in southern Afghanistan with at least three rockets overnight, the insurgent group’s spokesman said on Sunday, adding that the aim was to thwart air strikes conducted by Afghan government forces. “Kandahar airport was targeted by us because the enemy were using it as a …

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