Afghan couple hack off nose, ears in revenge attack

By Reuters | Tue, 29 Apr 2014 16:21 PM
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By Zakaria Nasiri

BAGHLAN MARKAZI, Afghanistan, April 29 (Reuters) - Afghan police have arrested the parents of a 14-year-old girl after they attacked a religious cleric and cut off his nose and ears in retaliation for what they say were a series of sexual attacks on their daughter.

Right activists say there has been a sharp rise in violent attacks against women in the deeply conservative Muslim ...

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