A young couple have attempted to commit suicide in the grounds of the Taj Mahal, India’s famed monument to love.
Police say the pair – a Hindu and a Muslim – slit their own throats after their parents had refused to let them marry because of different religions.
They were found in a pool of blood, and are now said to be in a stable condition.
Marriage outside religion or caste still attracts censure, and even honour killings, in parts of India.
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