Afghanistan: Boy raped before being hanged

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PAN): Unknown men raped and strangled to death and hanged a 13-year-old boy from a tree in the capital of northern Sar-i-Pul province, officials and family said on Tuesday.

Sar-i-Pul police chief Brig. Gen. Abdul Rauf Taj said the boy was found dead late on Monday in the first police district of the provincial capital. He identified the victim as Mohammad Sharif, son of Faiz Mohammad.