|dethalternate||Date: Saturday, 07-September-2013, 3:43 AM | Message # 1|
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|women's rights icon Sushmita Banerjee killed by Taliban militants in Afghanistan |
An Indian author who was in Afghanistan to make a documentary about women in the country has been shot dead by Taliban gunmen. Police say Sushmita Banerjee, who wrote a popular memoir about her dramatic escape from the Taliban in 1995, was dragged from her home and shot numerous times while her husband was tied up by militants inside their house.