From Fox News.
KABUL, Afghanistan “” A video of an Italian aid worker who was kidnapped nearly two weeks ago in Kabul was broadcast Sunday on an Afghan television station. Meanwhile, Gunmen shot and killed the top Muslim leader in southern Afghanistan’s Kandahar province on Sunday, police said.
Mullah Abdul Fayaz, a supporter of U.S.-backed President Hamid Karzai was shot while driving in the center of Kandahar city, said deputy police chief Gen Salim Khan. One of the cleric’s aides, Haji Qari, said Fayaz died while being taken to a hospital in the city.
The hostage broadcast showed Clementina Cantoni, 32, a worker for CARE International, sitting with two men standing next to her with assault rifles in their hands pointed at her head.
Responding to prompts from a man who was not shown on the video, Cantoni identified herself and named her father, her mother and an uncle.
The tape, which was broadcast by independent Tolo TV, then zoomed in on the face of the Italian, who had a brown rug wrapped around her and a blue scarf over her head. Cantoni spoke quietly on the recording and looked nervous…