In the hours following news of the brutal gang-rape of a 23-year-old photojournalist working in Mumbai, India, the world took to Twitter and other social media sites to work through what is becoming a very scary trend in the country.
Here’s what Nirmala Sitharaman, spokeswoman for the national Bharatiya Janata Party, said on Twitter:
This is the second high-profile sexual assault from multiple attackers on a young woman in the country in recent months. The trials of suspects in the gang-rape of a 22-year-old student in New Delhi in December are just wrapping up now.
Word of the most recent assault, in what many consider to be the safest city in the country for women, has people publicly wondering what the world will think of Mumbai and India:
According to Newser
, the victim, who is an intern for a Mumbai-based English-language magazine, is in the hospital in stable condition. Police have detained around 35 people in the case.