Two U.N. staff killed in Afghanistan were beheaded: police

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Posted: Apr 01, 2011 11:11 AM
Two U.N. staff killed in Afghanistan were beheaded: police

MAZAR-I-SHARIF, Afghanistan (Reuters) - Two of the eight foreign United Nations staff who were killed in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Friday were beheaded, a regional police spokesman said.

"Eight foreigners were killed and two were beheaded," said Lal Mohammad Ahmadzai, spokesman for the northern region.

(Reporting by Mohammad Bashir, writing by Emma Graham-Harrison; editing by Jeremy Laurence)