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

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