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Mali Islamists stoned unmarried couple to death

By Agence France-Presse
Monday, July 30, 2012 12:50 EDT
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Islamists occupying the northern Mali town of Aguelhok stoned an unmarried couple to death in front of about 200 people on Sunday, two local government officials said. (AFP Photo/ABBAS MOMANI)
 
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Islamists occupying the northern Mali town of Aguelhok stoned an unmarried couple to death in front of about 200 people on Sunday, two local government officials said.

“I was there. The Islamists took the unmarried couple to the centre of Aguelhok. The couple was placed in two holes and the Islamists stoned them to death,” said a local government official. A second confirmed the information.

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