Taliban kill 16 bus passengers in northern Afghanistan | AFP.com:
"The Taliban shot dead 16 passengers and they are still holding more than 30 others," said Sayed Mahmood Danish, spokesman for the governor of Kunduz.
Police commander Shir Aziz Kamawal gave a death toll of 17. The identities of the passengers have not been confirmed.
"They (Taliban) have released some passengers but are holding many others. None of the passengers were wearing military uniform but some may have been former police," he said.