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"Fakhra Younas went under the surgeon’s knife 38 times, hoping
to repair the gruesome damage inflicted by a vengeful Pakistani
man who had doused her face in acid a decade earlier, virtually
melting her mouth, nose and ears… the acid fused her lips, melted
her breasts and destroyed one eye.
"On March 17, 2012, after a decade of pining for Pakistan, a country
she loved even though its justice system had failed her terribly, Ms. Younas
climbed to the sixth-floor balcony of her apartment building in the
southern suburbs of Rome and jumped. She was reported to be 33 years old.
"The man Ms. Younas long accused of dousing her with acid, her
ex-husband, Bilal Khar, was acquitted at trial nine years ago."