(London Daily Mail) A young Indian woman who was gang-raped and severely beaten on a bus in an incident that not only shocked India, but the whole world, died last night at a Singapore hospital.

The 23-year-old has been in a critical state since the attack, suffering multiple organ failure and a heart attack, and despite the efforts of top specialists at the Mount Elizabeth Hospital, she last night lost her battle for life.

Her horrific ordeal has galvanized Indians to demand greater protection for women from sexual violence that impacts thousands of them every day, with mass protests ongoing in the country.

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