Taliban Stones Woman To Death In Afghanistan
Amateur video shows the stoning of a woman to death in the city of Firoz-Koh in Ghor Province on October 25. The Afghan government blamed Taliban militants for the killing. Police said the woman, identified by the name Rokhshana, had fled her family with her fiance in a bid to find a place to be married. A local official said the militants accused the woman of having premarital sex . The video was provided to RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan.