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Iranian Court Orders Man To Be Blinded By Acid

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TEHRAN, Nov 27 (Reuters) - A man who blinded a woman with acid after she spurned his marriage proposals will also be blinded with acid under Iran's Islamic law, a newspaper said on Thursday.

An Iranian court made the ruling on Wednesday based on the system of "qisas" or fair retribution, Etemad-e Melli reported.

The man identified as Majid proposed several times but was spurned by the woman, identified as Ameneh, the daily reported. In revenge, he threw acid in her face as she left her work in 2004, it added.

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