Taliban Execute Afghan Sniper Who Worked For UK Army - Reports
LONDON (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 15th September, 2021) An Afghan sniper who cooperated with the British special forces was located and murdered by the Taliban (banned in Russia as a terrorist organization), The Times newspaper reported on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old sniper was hiding out in Kabul, but was eventually found and executed by the militants on Monday, according to Ash Alexander-Cooper, a former British army colonel, as cited by the newspaper. The sniper, who had five children, was reportedly shot in front of his family.
Following the Taliban's takeover in Afghanistan in mid-August, the movement's spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, assured his compatriots who collaborated with foreign troops of safety and promised them amnesty.