11/26/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Nun "Attacked And Gang-Raped" By 40 Men In Anti-Christian Attacks In India

A nun who was allegedly raped by more than 40 men during an outbreak of anti-Christian violence in India has accused local police of shielding her attackers.

The nun said she was sexually assaulted by a rioting mob at the end of August, days after the murder of a Hindu priest sparked attacks by Hindu extremists on the Christian community in the East coast Orissa state.

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