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Four sentenced to death over brutal Afghan mob killing

Latest Update: May 6, 2015 | 267 Views
Afghanistan

KABUL: An Afghan judge sentenced four men to death on Wednesday for participating in the mob killing of woman accused of burning a Koran in Kabul.

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The four were among 49 defendants, 19 of them police officers, on trial in the case that sparked outrage and street protests in the Afghan capital.

Reuters