1 Jan 2010

Taliban behead six govt 'spies'

3:58 pm on 1 January 2010

The Taliban has beheaded six people who were suspected of being spies for the Afghanistan government.

Police in the southern province of Uruzgan said the victims, all men, were found in a house near the regional capital, Tirin Kot.

A spokesperson confirmed that those killed had co-operated with the authorities.