Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE

US, UK embassies in Afghanistan accuse Taliban of possible war crimes

  • ‘These murders could constitute war crimes … & those Taliban fighters or commanders responsible held accountable,’ the embassies tweeted
  • Suhail Shaheen, a Taliban negotiating team member based in Doha, said that tweets containing the accusations were ‘baseless reports’

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Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
Afghan security officials check people on a roadside checkpoint in Kandahar, Afghanistan on Sunday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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