Afghan Mother Kills 25 Taliban Militants To Avenge Son’s Murder

KABUL, Afghanistan — An Afghan mother, identified by local authorities as Reza Gul, discovered the body of her murdered son, a police officer who had been guarding a checkpoint.

Gul has made a decision to get revenge. Reza Gul returned to her house, grabbed a weapon and committed herself to killing as many of her son’s killers as she could.

Reza Gul (center), her daughter Fatima (left) and daughter-in-law Seema, killed 25 members of of the Taliban after watching them gun down her son © DailyMail

Reza Gul was then joined by her daughter, young son and husband, and this heroic family took up positions and girded themselves for battle.

As the militants returned, they were met with a hail of gunfire in battle that lasted several hours.

The mother, father and elder sister all shot and killed Taliban fighters while the young son re-loaded the guns.

At the end of day, the family says they gunned down 25 Taliban and promised to do so again should they ever return.

News of Reza Gul fighting the Taliban dominated has lit up Afghan social media, with some comparing her to the legendary female folk hero Malalai of Maiwand, who allegedly rallied fighters against the British during the second Anglo-Afghan war of 1879.

Source: DailyMail