June 6, 2014
Afghan authorities are reporting that masked men hanged at least 11 Taliban commanders in eastern Afghanistan. The governor of Nuristan Province, Hafez Abdul Qayyum has said that the militants are belong to Lashkar-e Taiba, a Pakistani-based militant group.
Qayyum said 100 militants entered Kamdesh district and executed the Taliban commanders for failing to adequately disrupt the first round of the country's presidential election in April.
Afghan security forces released a video showing the militants, who were wearing black masks, hanging four of the local Taliban commanders.