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GHALANAI, Aug 20: An Afghan national was killed for his alleged ‘spying’ for American forces while a kidnapped non-commissioned officer of security forces was set free in Mohmand region on Wednesday.

The Afghan national identified as Abdul Qayyum was shot dead by Taliban in the border village Kodakhel of Khwayzai Bazai in Mohmand region on the charges that he was spying for the US and its allied forces in Afghanistan.

A note found with his body said that those spying for American forces would meet the same fate.

The militants also freed a security forces Subedar identified as Khalilur Rehman who was kidnapped from the area in January this year. He reached his house safe and sound.