Taliban seize strategic Afghan district

100 civilians killed, some women beheaded

(ANSA) - Rome, September 26 - The Taliban have seized control of a strategic district in the Afghan province of Ghazni, officials said Friday.
    Insurgents killed some 100 civilians after taking Ajrestan district - a gateway to Kabul - late on Thursday night after a week of battle.
    Some 15 people suspected of collaborating with authorities were beheaded, including women, a spokesman for the provincial governor said.
   

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