Indian Leaders Appeal For Calm After Gang-Rape Victim Dies

Keywords

Indian police personnel stand alert outside the entrance to a closed... News PhotoAlertness,Death,Entrance,Freshness,Government,Horizontal,India,Leadership,New Delhi,Occupation,Police Force,Politics,Protest,Sexual Assault,Standing,Station,Tranquility,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2012 AFPIndian police personnel stand alert outside the entrance to a closed metro station in New Delhi on December 29, 2012, as Indian leaders appealled for calm fearing fresh outbursts of protests after the death of a gang-rape victim. New Delhi's top police officer and chief minister have urged people to mourn the death of a gang-rape victim in a peaceful manner as large parts of the city-centre were sealed off. The calls for calm came after an Indian woman who was gang-raped on a New Delhi bus died in a Singapore hospital after suffering severe organ failure. AFP PHOTO/SAJJAD HUSSAIN (Photo credit should read SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images)