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Day after she was set ablaze, Unnao rape victim dies

The woman, who died at 11.40 pm following cardiac arrest, had suffered more than 90 per cent burns, most of which were facial and inhalation injuries.

Written by Astha Saxena | New Delhi |
Updated: December 7, 2019 8:22:12 am
Day after being set afire, Unnao rape victim dies at Delhi hospital She was brought to Delhi in an air ambulance Thursday evening. (Representational Image)

The 23-year-old woman from Unnao district who was set on fire by five men, including two who were accused of raping her, died Friday night in a Delhi hospital.

The woman, who died at 11.40 pm following cardiac arrest, had suffered more than 90 per cent burns, most of which were facial and inhalation injuries.

Also read | Five accused of setting ablaze rape victim sent to jail

She was brought to Delhi in an air ambulance Thursday evening, after she was waylaid and set ablaze while on her way to Rae Bareli in connection with the rape case.

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