Afghan Woman Kills 25 Taliban Militants to Avenge Her Son’s Murder

An Afghan woman reportedly killed at least 25 Taliban militants to avenge the killing of her son who was a police officer in Western Farah province.

According to local reports, the woman identified as Reza Gul was forced to pick up arms after her son was killed by Taliban militants in front of her eyes.

Gul’s son was commanding a small group of police forces in a check post located outside a village of Farah province.

Gul was supported by her daughter and daughter-in-law during the gun battle which lasted for almost 7 hours that left at least 25 Taliban militants dead and five others injured.

Corresponding report from Sediq Sediq, spokesman for Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior, the armed campaign by women against the Taliban militants is a symbol of a major revolution and public uprising against the group.

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