Delhi gang-rape victim dies in hospital in Singapore
BBC News: The 23-year-old woman gang-raped on a bus in India’s capital Delhi has died at a Singapore hospital, doctors say.
“The patient passed away peacefully at 4:45am on 29 Dec 2012,” a statement from the hospital said. The patient’s family had been by her side, it added.
The 23-year-old had arrived in Singapore on Thursday after undergoing three operations in a Delhi hospital.
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Photo: A young woman, one hand covered in fake blood, takes part in a protest earlier Friday in Calcutta against the gang rape of a student. (Piyal Adhikary / EPA via NBC News)
As we pointed out last week, the incident, which was widely-reported, led to mass protests in New Delhi, leading to calls for calm by the Indian government. This latest development is quite sad and worth keeping a close eye on.