India gang-rape victim's body to be embalmed

The body of an Indian woman who died after being gang raped on a bus has been taken to a Hindu casket firm in Singapore for embalming.

The India gang-rape victim's body is taken to a funeral parlour for embalming Credit: Reuters TV

The 23-year-old student died early this morning at a hospital in Singapore, where she was taken for treatment after the brutal attack in New Delhi.

The hearse that will transport the victim's body is parked outside the Singapore funeral parlour Credit: Reuters/Edgar Su

The Indian government has chartered an aircraft to fly the woman's body back to India later today, along with members of her family, the Indian High Commissioner to Singapore, T.C.A. Raghavan, told Reuters.