The Taliban militants killed the prayer leader of a mosque for making an announcement regarding the funeral service of an Afghan police.

Jawid Basharat, a spokesperson for Baghlan Police Headquarters, said the Taliban militants killed the prayer leader in Dand-e Ghori district of Baghlan.

Bashar further added that the militants tortured the prayer leader by brutally beating him.

He also added that the prayer leader succumbed to the injuries which he had sustained due to the brutal beating and torture by Taliban militants.

The Taliban group has not commented regarding the incident so far.

Baghlan is among the relatively volatile provinces in North of Afghanistan where Taliban militants have active presence in some of its remote districts.

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