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2 Bihar shelter home women dead

IANS  |  Patna 

Police in said on Sunday that two women from a shelter home died at a hospital here.

A 40-year-old woman and an 18-year-old girl from the home here died on Friday night in the and Hospital.

Neither the police nor the were informed of the incident.

A police team along with department officials visited the shelter home located in the city's area and have interrogated the staff.

The cause of the women's death was not immediately known.

At least 34 minor girls were raped at a shelter home in Bihar's district. The case came to light in July when the state's filed an FIR on the basis of a social audit by the Tata Institute of Social Sciences,

Twenty-four girls were rescued from the shelter home in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria last week after one of them told the police that they were being sexually abused.

--IANS

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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 14:16 IST
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