Tamil Diplomat

Afghan woman accused of adultery is stoned to death

The 30-second clip shows a woman in a hole in the ground surrounded by turbaned men who hurl stones at her. Her fiance was lashed.

The woman, named as Rokhshana and aged between 19 and 21, can be heard repeatedly and desperately professing her Muslim faith as the stones strike.

The woman and her 23-year-old fiance had allegedly fled from their families in a bid to find a place to be married, RFE reported.