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Farkhunda mob killing case: Judge sentences 11 in Kabul

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KABUL: An Afghan judge sentenced 11 police on Tuesday to one year in jail for failing to prevent the mob killing of a woman in Kabul who was accused of burning a copy of the Holy Quran. The incident happened when a frenzied crowd beat and kicked the woman, named Farkhunda, to death on March 19 and set her body on fire as several policemen looked on near a shrine in central Kabul. The judge freed eight other officers accused of failure to carry out their duty for lack ofRead More