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Iran hangs murderer in public

Posted on Feb 13, 03:38PM | IANS

Tehran, Feb 13 : Iran Wednesday hanged a murderer in public in capital Tehran, a media report said.

The executed man, who was also referred to as the "hunter of girls", had killed two girls and wounded nine with a knife after robbing them, reported Xinhua.

Crimes including drug trafficking, murder, adultery, rape and armed robbery are subject to death penalty in Iran.