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Afghan 'spy' killed after collaborating on US drone strikes: Officials

Published on Jan 23, 2013 5:52 PM
 

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP) - Militants on Wednesday dumped the mutilated body of a purported Afghan spy accused of collaborating on US drone strikes that killed a prominent warlord in Pakistan this month, officials said.

The body of the man identified as Asmatullah Kharoti was found in Wana, the main town of the South Waziristan tribal district, which borders Afghanistan.

Local officials said he had been shot dead and there were wounds on his neck.

Two notes on the body ordered the remains to be left on the roadside until 10:00 am (1 pm Singapore time) "so that everyone could see the fate of spies", and the second accusing him of being a spy and being responsible for US drone attacks.

 
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