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Harassed women hailed as heroes after fight back on Indian bus

Traffic en route to Rohtak.
Traffic en route to Rohtak. Image by Varun Shiv Kapur / CC BY 2.0

A video of two Indian women beating up a group of men who sexually harassed them on a bus has gone viral in India. The incident, which happened on a bus in Rohtak district near Delhi, exploded across social media with the hashtag #RohtakBravehearts, with many hailing the pair as have-a-go heroes in the fight against ‘Eve-teasing’ (sexual harassment) in India. The men were subsequently arrested for assault. Read more: bbc.co.uk