(Democracy & Freedom Watch) A man from Pankisi Gorge stabbed his sister in the chest with a knife for refusing to wear a hijab.
The brother, 35, inflicted 7 wounds on his 33 year old sister, a former police officer.
Georgia's Pankisi Gorge is located in the northeast of the country. The majority here are Kists, a subgroup of Chechens adhering to the Sunni branch of Islam.
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The wounded woman underwent emergency surgery at the local hospital. His brother was arrested and is under investigation for attempted murder.