Taliban beat mum to death in front of her child as she refuses to cook for them

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Taliban terrorists beat a mum to death in front of her child before throwing a grenade into the house.

The thugs targeted their victim on July 12 in a village in Afghanistan’s northern province of Faryab.

Over the course of four days, they knocked on Najia’s door and demanded she cook for up to 15 fighters.

The mum-of-four’s daughter Manizha told CNN: "My mother told them, 'I am poor, how can I cook for you?'"

"(The Taliban) started beating her. My mother collapsed, and they hit her with their guns – AK47s."

Manizha began crying out, at which point the Taliban threw a grenade into the next room.

They fled as the flames tore through the property, leaving their victim to die.

Afghan citizens now fear a return to this kind of brutality, which characterised the Taliban’s regime in the 1990s.

It enforced a twisted version of Sharia Law, carrying out public executions and severely curtailing women’s rights.

On Monday, August 16, Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen said that girls would be allowed to study under the Taliban.

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He also told the BBC there will be a “peaceful transfer of power” and “no revenge of anyone”.

However, its members have already been accused of killing hundreds of people in Kandahar.

The Daily Star earlier obtained pictured purporting to show Taliban members dumping bodies in mass graves in the southern province.

Its members are targeting anyone they consider as "traitors" – those associated with the Afghan government, soldiers, NATO, NGOs, and journalists.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the organisation had received “accounts of mounting human rights violations against the women and girls of Afghanistan”.

He added: “We cannot and must not abandon the people of Afghanistan.”

Its members are marking the doors of prominent women in Kabul – as journalists fear for their lives.

One female reporter in Kabul said she is being confronted by conservative men shouting: “The Taliban are here to discipline you!”

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