An Israeli woman was gang raped in Himal Pradesh early on Sunday morning, after she flagged down a car thinking it was a taxi. She was reportedly trying to reunite with friends who had left a few earlier. Two of the six men in the car have been arrested and a search is underway for the remaining four. The woman has been transferred to a hospital in Mandi for further treatment.

From the BBC

Israeli tourist ‘gang-raped’ in northern India, two arrested

Two men have been arrested after a 25-year-old Israeli woman was allegedly gang raped in India’s Himachal Pradesh state.

Police said the woman mistook the car for a taxi and boarded it on Sunday morning in the popular town of Manali to go to a neighbouring district.

She was allegedly taken to a secluded spot and raped there by two men.

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From the Guardian

Israeli woman allegedly gang-raped in Indian tourist town of Manali

The arrests were made on Monday following a complaint by the woman that she had been attacked early on Sunday after flagging down what she thought was a taxi and asking for a lift to a nearby town.

“Two of the six accused of raping an Israeli national have been arrested. Both the men are locals,” said Sanjay Kumar, the police chief of Himachal Pradesh state.

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