Authorities in southern Afghanistan say Taliban militants have publicly executed a young man and woman who tried to run away to get married.
The governor of Nimroz province says the couple were shot in front of a mosque after local religious leaders issued a decree that they be put to death. They were accused of committing immoral acts. The governor says the couple had decided to elope because their families would not approve their marriage. - BBC
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