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Acid attack victim

Fakhra (L) speaks to reporters with Tehmina Durrani (R) author of the two books and a former wife of a powerful Pakistani politician in a news conference June 14, 2001. Durrani said that the military-led government on Thursday should urgently issue travel doucument to the 21-years old Fakhra, a women whose entire upper body has been burnt by acid allegedly thrown by her husband. Reuters

Pakistani acid victim commits suicide

Prominent Pakistani acid attack victim Fakhra Younus had endured more than three dozen surgeries over more than a decade to repair her severely damaged face and body when she finally decided life was no longer worth living.