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Muslim woman in headscarf stabbed to death in New York

In a suspected case of hate crime, a 60-year-old Muslim woman wearing a headscarf was brutally stabbed to death by unknown persons in New York; nearly two weeks after a Bangladeshi-origin imam of a mosque and his associate were killed.

 

 

In a suspected case of hate crime, a 60-year-old Muslim woman wearing a headscarf was brutally stabbed to death by unknown persons in New York; nearly two weeks after a Bangladeshi-origin imam of a mosque and his associate were killed.

Nazma Khanam, a former schoolteacher from Bangladesh, was on her way home along with her husband Shamsul Alam Khan, 75, after closing their shop and picking up some groceries when she was attacked.

They were just blocks away from their home when the attacker struck, New York Daily News reported.

Ms. Khanam, married for 45 years to Mr. Khan, have three children. They moved to the US from Bangladesh with her husband and youngest son in 2009. They all became citizens in June.

 

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