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Gunmen stone woman to death in Sar-i-Pul

Gunmen stone woman to death in Sar-i-Pul

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Dec 30, 2015 - 19:01

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Unknown gunmen have stoned a 40-year-old woman to death in Kohistanat district of northern Sar-i-Pul province, an official said on Wednesday.

The woman was stoned on Tuesday night in front of her home in an under Talibaninfo-icon control, said the provincial womeninfo-icon’s affairs director, Nasima Arzo.

She told Pajhwok Afghan News the victim, Akhtar Bibi, was recently released from jail and married one of her relatives.

Governor Zahir Wahdat also confirmed the incident in Kohistanat, but gave no details.

Taliban militants have not yet commented on the incident.

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