Body of second South Korean hostage found; 21 members of Christian relief group remain captive

South Korean hostages

Afghan Police Find Body of Second South Korean Hostage

Associated Press

GHAZNI, Afghanistan — Police discovered the body of a second South Korean hostage slain by the Taliban in central Afghanistan while the group threatened Tuesday to kill more hostages if their demands were not met by Wednesday, the latest of several deadlines.

South Korea, meanwhile, pleaded with the international community to set aside the normal practice of refusing to cave into hostage-takers’ demands, as it urged a peaceful resolution to a standoff. Twenty-one South Koreans remain captive.

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