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India hangs four men over 2012 Delhi bus gang-rape: jail chief

[NEW DELHI] India executed four men on Friday for the gang-rape and murder of a woman on a Delhi bus in 2012 that sparked huge nationwide protests and international revulsion, a jail official said.

The four were hanged before dawn at Tihar Jail in the Indian capital, the head of the prison, Sandeep Goel, told AFP, in India's first use of capital punishment since 2015.

AFP