The Taliban militants stopped a van in the western Ghor province, took down three Hazara passengers, and shot them dead, a local official said today, Thursday, May 20.
Abdul Zahir Faiz Zada, the governor for Ghor, told Kabul Now that the incident took place on Wednesday, May 19, in Band e Bayn area of Ghor-Herat highway.
The victim Hazaras were shopkeepers.
The militant group has not made any comment in this regard so far.
On April 21, the Taliban militants gunned down four Hazara civilians including a teacher and the head of agriculture management of Lal Wa Sarjangal district in Dawlatyar district of the province.