Pakistan erupts in anger over 7-year-old girl’s rape and murder

Deadly riots hit Pakistan after the rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl. Also, two protesters have been killed in rioting.

 

On Tuesday, the body of the young girl, Zainab Ansari was found in a garbage dumpster, four days after she was abducted from her home in Kasur district.

 

 

According to police, it was the 12th incident of a girl being abducted, raped and killed in the past year in the district.

 

Her parents were out of the country on a pilgrimage when she was kidnapped and returned on Wednesday. Her father Ameen said, “We are going to appeal to the chief justice of Pakistan, to the army chief of Pakistan, and everyone that has daughters.”

 

He added, “If there is any humanity, they should take action immediately.”

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