AT Monitoring Desk
KABUL: Taliban insurgents on Wednesday beheaded a teenage university student in Faizabad district of northern Faryab province, provincial officials said.
The local officials said that the Taliban insurgents used his corpse asBody-Borne Improvised Explosive Device (BBIED).
The corpse of the university student was left on a roadside after placing a remote controlled (IED) in his body.
The provincial governor’s spokesman Jawid Bidar said that the Taliban insurgents behead a university student and was taken out of the vehicle on a highway in Faizabad district of the province.
He said the Afghan forces discovered and defused the IED planted in his stomach before the Taliban insurgents manage to detonate it and target the Afghan forces.
The official added that the operation is underway to find the perpetrators.
Faryab is among the volatile northern provinces where the anti-government insurgents including the Taliban and Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan are actively operating in a number of its districts.