India: Thirteen held after tourist gang-raped

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Thirteen men are being held after a Swiss tourist was robbed and gang-raped in the central state of Madhya Pradesh of India.

A police spokesman said the woman and her husband had camped out for the night in a forest after cycling from the temple town of Orchha on Friday when they were attacked by a group of eight men. He said the couple were beaten and had their belongings stolen, and that the woman was gang-raped.

The spokesman said police were questioning 13 men in connection with the attack.