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Woman escapes stoning death in Sar-i-Pul

By Khaama Press - Tue Sep 22 2015, 1:51 pm

BurqaA woman has escaped stoning death in northern Sar-i-Pul province.

Mohammad Noor Rahmani, head of the provincial council said that Taliban stoned the women in Laghman village, located in the vicinity of the provincial capital, but the woman dies she escaped.

According to Rahmani, the woman was captured by Taliban on adultery charges last week and faced the punishment in front of a huge crowd of people yesterday.

Rahmani further said that Laghman village is located about 20 kilometers away from the provincial capital and Taliban are controlling it.

Head of the provincial council said that the victim was later taken to the district clinic for treatment.

This is second incident of its kind in Sar-i-Pul province in less than two weeks.

A man and woman were stoned to death by Taliban militants in Kata Qala area of Suzma Qala District of this province 12 days before. They were accused of having immoral contacts.

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