An American tourist has been raped in the popular traveller centre of McLeod Ganj (Dharamsala ), the home of the government of Tibet in exile.

Overlooking Dharamsala.
Dharamsala, India.

According to reports, the woman, who was on her first trip to India, was attacked and knocked unconscious by two men before the assault. India 
has a long record of sexual assaults on travellers, and there have been a number of high-profile attacks on both locals and tourists in recent years that have forced the issue to the top of the political agenda. Read more:

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