July 21st, 2010
10:04 AM ET

Taliban militants behead 6 Afghan police officers, officials say

Taliban militants beheaded six Afghan police officers during a raid in northern Baghlan province, officials said Wednesday.

The militants had attacked a school, clinic and the district governor's office in Dahanah-e Ghori. They overran a police checkpoint and killed the six police officers, according to NATO's International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and Munshi Abdul Majid, the governor of Baghlan.

In all, eight police officers were at the checkpoint, Munshi said. They defended themselves for two hours during the skirmish before the beheadings.

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  1. TexVet

    Man, these people are sick!

    July 21, 2010 at 10:48 am | Report abuse |
  2. evan Mark

    Learn the brutal truth about The Taliban:
    You absolutely MUST see this.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9aw6Cnw0hY

    August 9, 2010 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |