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Rape, killing of 3 sisters inflame India

NEW DELHI — A week after the bodies of three young sisters were found in a village well, police said Thursday they have launched a hunt for the men suspected of raping and killing them, the latest case of sexual violence to grip the country.

The sisters, ages 5-11, were found in the Bhandara district in Maharashtra state on Feb. 14 after they had gone missing from school, police officer Javed Ahmed said. The area is more than 630 miles south of New Delhi, the capital.

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