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Afghan Taliban claim responsibility for killing

He admitted that his men kidnapped,harshly interrogated,and then killed her.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Kabul |
September 15, 2013 12:03:16 am

In a new twist,a renegade Taliban militia,the Suicide Group of the Islamic Movement of Afghanistan,has taken responsibility for killing Indian author Sushmita Banerjee,claiming she was an “Indian spy”.

“We killed Sushmita Banerjee because she is an Indian spy,” the group’s spokesman Qari Hamza told The Daily Beast,the online home of Newsweek magazine.

He admitted that his men kidnapped,harshly interrogated,and then killed her. “We took her from her house,investigated her for three hours and then left her dead,” he said.

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