Taliban militants beheaded a teacher in a central Afghan town ... officials said Wednesday, describing the latest in a string of attacks targeting educators at schools where girls study.
Four men stabbed Malim Abdul Habib eight times late Tuesday before decapitating him in the courtyard of his home in Qalat, said Ali Khail, a spokesman for the provincial government of Zabul, where the attack took place.
The assailants made Habib's wife, four sons and four daughters watch, Khail said. His children were between the ages of 2 and 22. No other family members were hurt.
... Habib was the headmaster of Shaikh Mathi Baba high school, which is attended by 1,300 boys and girls.
Thursday, January 05, 2006
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