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Taliban execute 12 Afghans, five of them aid workers

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Taliban insurgents executed 12 Afghan civilians in two separate incidents, including five aid workers whose bodies were dumped at a hospital by the gang that had kidnapped them, officials said Tuesday. 

Afghan men stand next to the bodies of workers who were killed by Taliban insurgents in Herat on August 26, 2013. Taliban insurgents executed 12 Afghan civilians in two separate incidents, including five aid workers whose bodies were dumped at a hospital by the gang that had kidnapped them, officials said.

The New York-based International Rescue Committee (IRC) confirmed five Afghan staff members, all men aged in their 20s, were taken hostage on Sunday and killed by their captors on Monday.

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