This is the moment a woman was beaten to death by a mob before her body was set on fire and dumped in a muddy river in the heart of Afghanistan's capital, Daily Mail reports.
A shocking video has emerged of crowds of men repeatedly stamping on the 27-year-old, named only as Farkhunda, near the Shah-e Doh Shamshira shrine and mosque in the heart of Kabul.
At one point, one of the attackers can be seen striking the woman with a piece of wood while another was filmed hurling a brick at her as she lay on the ground.
Some of the men stamped on the victim's limp body while others could be seen punching and kicking her.
Reports have emerged that her body was then taken to the Kabul river and burned. The mob carried out the lynching after she was accused of setting fire to pages of the Koran.
But her devastated parents have told Kabul police that their daughter had suffered with mental illness for many years and that she had not meant to burn Islam's holy book
The police did not comment immediately on any circumstances that might have led to the attack.
Officers had to move in to disperse angry crowds of 'thousands of people' in the area as the incident unfolded.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Interior confirmed four suspects had been arrested in connection with the attack on his official Twitter account.
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