Afghanistan, Jan. 9 -- The Reporters Without Borders, Reporters Sans Frontieres (RSF) has condemned the murder of a journalist by the Taliban militants in Western Farah province of Afghanistan.

The local journalist, Javid Noori was reportedly singled out by the Taliban militants after several people were abducted on a highway in Farah province on 5th of January and was later shot dead.

Noori, who worked for the Farah regional government as well as hosting two programmes on Radio Neshat, was travelling on a bus with around 30 other passengers when it was stopped and searched at a Taliban roadblock, RSF said in a news release.

The Taliban shot him after finishing their search, RSF said.

"He was killed after being checked and then moved ...