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Outrage in Iran over 'honour killing' of girl

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Police in northern Iran have arrested a man for allegedly killing his 13-year-old daughter in an "honour killing" that has started widespread outrage. Romina Ashrafi had run away from home with her 35-year-old boyfriend after her father said no to their marriage. The pair was found by police and Romina was sent home despite telling them she feared for her life. Later the girl’s body was found with a decapitated head.