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India-Pakistan
Body of 'Afghan spy' dumped in South Waziristan: Officials
2013-01-24
[Dawn] Militants on Wednesday dumped the mutilated body of a purported Afghan spy accused of collaborating on US drone strikes that killed prominent warlord Mullah Nazir in South Wazoo this month, officials said.

The body of the man identified as Asmatullah Kharoti was found in Wana, the main town of the South Waziristan tribal district, which borders Afghanistan.

Local officials said he had been rubbed out and there were wounds on his neck.

Two notes on the body ordered the remains to be left on the roadside until 10:00 am "so that everyone could see the fate of spies", and the second accusing him of being a spy and being responsible for US drone attacks.

"He is a spy and was giving information to US and Isaf forces in Afghanistan about our activities," a local official quoted the note as saying.

"He is responsible for the killing of five of our senior members, including Mullah Nazir, in drone attacks. He confessed that he installed chips in digital Korans," the note added.

Nazir was killed in a US drone strike on Jan 2. He was the main bad turban commander in South Waziristan and was known to be 'pro-Pakistain', focusing his attacks across the border to fight US, NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
and Afghan government troops in Afghanistan, and was accused of sheltering Al Qaeda.
Posted by:Fred

#2  I suspect many of these 'spies' are just guys somebody doesn't like and/or examples to encourage the others, rather than actual spies.
Posted by: Glenmore   2013-01-24 20:47  

#1  If true, that's an intelligence failure. The CIA should have brought him in from the cold before he was exposed.
Posted by: Zhang Fei   2013-01-24 19:48  

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