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The News Minute | October 18, 2014 | 02:02 pm IST

Kabul: Taliban militants have executed four women they had abducted earlier in the week, a police officer said on Saturday.

"Taliban militants after kidnapping four women from Farah city on Thursday, shot them dead and abandoned their bodies in the outskirts the city where the bodies were found Friday night," the official told Xinhua.

The extremist outfit, which had banned education for girls and confined women in their houses, has executed several women on charge of adultery over the past decade in areas it controlled in Afghanistan.

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