15-year-old girl set on fire after rape attempt near Allahabad

PUBLISHED ON: January 7, 2013 | Duration: 2 min, 22 sec

A 15-year-old girl from Shankargarh, about 50 kilometres from Allahabad, was allegedly set on fire after she resisted a rape attempt on Sunday. The man who tried to rape her ran after she sounded an alarm; his parents later doused her with kerosene and set her ablaze in an attempt to silence her, according to the police.
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