The Taliban Beheaded 17 People on Monday

… for dancing.

“The victims threw a late-night dance and music party when the Taliban attacked” on Sunday night, Nimatullah told Reuters.

There were no immediate claims of responsibility.

In ultra-conservative Afghanistan, men and women do not usually mingle unless they are related, and parties involving both genders together are rare and highly secretive affairs.

For the Taliban, flirting, open displays of affection and the mixing of men and women are vehemently condemned.

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This sort of thing happens on a regular basis in Afghanistan.

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One Response to The Taliban Beheaded 17 People on Monday

  1. IraqVet99 says:

    Yep but the us still doesn’t need to be there to enforce human rights right??? We should immediately pull out all troops and stop using drones right?????