Taliban fighters set an Afghan woman on fire for ‘bad cooking,’ report says

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Women are being forced to marry Taliban fighters, a former Afghan judge told Sky News. Stringer/Reuters

  • Taliban fighters set an Afghan woman on fire for cooking an unsatisfactory meal, The Telegraph reported.

  • According to Najla Ayoubi, a former judge in Afghanistan, this is one example of the recent violence against women.

  • Ayoubi alleges that women are also being forced to marry Taliban fighters, she told Sky News.

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An Afghan woman was reportedly set on fire by Taliban fighters because they weren’t satisfied with a meal she prepared, according to The Telegraph.

A former judge, Najla Ayoubi, told Sky News that she had received multiple reports of violence against women by the insurgent group, The Telegraph reported.

This particular incident, Ayoubi alleged, involved a woman in the north of the country who was “put on fire because she was accused of bad cooking,”

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Mystery man gives Florida restaurant employees $10,000 tip

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — It was a slow night at the Wahoo Seafood Grill when a man accompanied by his wife and child walked into the restaurant.

There were only 10 employees working Tuesday night and only two tables had customers.

Seeing the employees’ bustling about as they ran the restaurant, the mystery man called them all together, thanking them for their hard work.

Wahoo receipt of mystery customer who gave employees at $10,000 tip.
Courtesy of Wahoo.

Wahoo receipt of mystery customer who gave employees at $10,000 tip. Courtesy of Wahoo.

Bryce Daniels, a cook at Wahoo, said as soon as the man began his speech they knew that something interesting was going to happen.

The mystery man then went to pay his family’s $144 bill and decided to leave the employees a $10,000 tip, to be split between the 10 staff members. Each of them went home with $1,000 — just about a smidge under a 700% tip per.

Daniels, 26, described the

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Taliban ‘set woman on fire for bad cooking’ as protesters beaten in brutal reprisals

A heavily armed Taliban fighter guards the Afghanistan central bank in Kabul - NYTNS / Redux / eyevine

A heavily armed Taliban fighter guards the Afghanistan central bank in Kabul – NYTNS / Redux / eyevine

An Afghan woman was reportedly set on fire by Taliban fighters because they were dissatisfied with her cooking amid a wave of capricious attacks as the Islamists revel in their victory.

The alleged incident described by an Afghan judge comes after the group attacked people waving the Afghan flag and a Germany charity was forced to close after Islamists went door to door hunting journalists and interpreters.

Najla Ayoubi, a former judge and campaigner against violence against women who had to flee after the government collapsed, told Sky News that she had received reports multiple reports of casual abuse of women by insurgents following their string of victories.

One young woman had been “put on fire because she was accused of bad cooking for Taliban fighters” in the north of the country.

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