Indian farmer's daughter is most bad-ass woman in the world

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  1. Anonymous says:

    Seeing victims of crime throw out the play-book and prevail never gets old (especially when the perps get owned so severely, as in this case).

  2. Anonymous says:

    I do think they are different stories – the latter makes no mention of the girl at all, or the terrorists having been shot. Also, the version i saw claimed that the terrorist had been trying to force the girl to marry him

  3. Anonymous says:

    But but but, didn’t she give him a chance to surrender? Do they have anything like Miranda Rights in India? How does she know the guy didn’t want to give himself up at the last moment?

    Well, in some parts of America, idiots would be asking these questions. Good on her for standing tall.

  4. Doug in Colorado says:

    Rukhsana Kausar took an axe,
    And gave the terrorist Forty Whacks.
    And when the job was neatly done,
    She shot him with his own damn Gun.

    Bring that girl and her family to the States for their own protection, and because she’s earned it.

    Doug

  5. benher says:

    Nothing like getting 0wn3d by your own firearm! He’s probably lucky she switched weapons midway through – death by ax sounds… slow.

  6. Anonymous says:

    #1: I was hoping she tossed out some witty banter before she chopped him, some thing like, “Hey, I have something I need to AX you.” But in native tongue, of course.

  7. The Lizardman says:

    Comparing and contrasting the reactions to this story and the one about the student with the sword hacking the burglar’s hand off is making me giggle

  8. Anonymous says:

    I would like to introduce this woman to one Roman Polanski.

    She might reject him as being to old for her

    You don’t have to go to India for bad-ass women, hillbilly women are all pretty damn bad-ass — and they have prior experience shooting guns.

    Yeah, but who wants to take a chance they’ll end up with someone like that McCready woman?

  9. ruth.john71 says:

    i am a pretty girl who never marry seeking of a friedship

  10. Anonymous says:

    If this had happened in Britain, she’d go to jail for life.

  11. rishab ghosh says:

    the news story and video are the same story. see also: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/8279929.stm

    the confusion is due to sloppy editing of the translation in the subtitles. the mother in the video says “beta” which means son but could also mean child. obviously nobody who knew it was the daughter (who appears in the video posing with the rifle) checked the subtitles.

  12. Anonymous says:

    But did she read him his rights and offer him legal representation?

    Besides, Whoopi, was it an “attack-attack” or simply an “attack?”

  13. absimiliard says:

    I’m with The Lizardman @26.

    I find the difference in reactions to this story and the story of the student with the samurai sword fascinating.

    Where’s everyone saying that no one should have the right to defend their home or themselves? Where are the people saying that she should have just fled?

    Is the difference that she is a girl? Or is the difference that her father was being attacked?

    And why is it different, morally (if it is), to refuse to feed and shelter a home-invader vs refusing to allow them to steal your belongings?

    I’m not convinced the situations are similar, but I smell hypocrisy.

    As for myself. I’m with the “If I wasn’t married” crowd. She’s incredible.

    -abs really has a lot of respect for someone who takes on three armed combatants with a hatchet and after taking one of their assault rifles drives of the remaining survivors, like HUGE RESPECT, like “I will never ever invade a farm where this woman lives” kinds of respect

  14. Steve says:

    @absimiliard +1! Where’s all the anti-gun flag waving? She was supposed to scream and run away.

  15. Anonymous says:

    From the sounds of it, he wasn’t a terrorist. He was a thief.

  16. Anonymous says:

    I didn’t know they had Texans in India.

  17. Anonymous says:

    #3 posted by Anonymous, October 1, 2009 8:15 PM

    brandishes AK-47…”so anyway dad, about that arranged marriage…”

    Dad: Have to arrange another one. Mohammud has fled to America after the incident.

  18. Anonymous says:

    “Those Midwest farmers’ daughters really make you lose a fight . . . “

  19. forgeweld says:

    If only it had been a zombie attack.

  20. orwellian says:

    Wow! The only question I have is whether or not she remembered to ask Achmed the Dead Terrorist if he felt lucky before she shot him.

  21. etmthree says:

    If I weren’t already married…

  22. Anonymous says:

    brandishes AK-47…”so anyway dad, about that arranged marriage…”

  23. Anonymous says:

    It seems like the story told by the news story and the newspaper differ.

  24. Anonymous says:

    “beta” is the masculine name for girls with brave attitude in the region indo-pak.

  25. cory says:

    “absconding”. Awesome.

  26. wgmleslie says:

    If you disarm and kill a combatant in your own home, do you get to keep the gun?

  27. Anonymous says:

    What makes this story even more delightful is its placement right above the one with that repulsive quote by Roman Polanski.

  28. FoetusNail says:

    Only if you can quickly bury the bastard in the backyard and be back having coffee and reading BB before the cops arrive.

  29. Anonymous says:

    “Miss Kausar said she had never fired an assault rifle before but had seen it in films and could not stand by while her father was being hurt. ”

    Mikhail T. Kalashnikov’s vision and simple design has again proven correct. He designed for conscripts of the Soviet Army who could have been raised on a farm and never had seen a gun before.

  30. Xeni Jardin says:

    It seems like the story told by the news story and the newspaper differ.

    I’m guessing that due to the intense political pressures at play between Pakistan and India, the story will end up being used as political football to stoke nationalist passions. I would expect for this to become the stuff of factualy fuzzy urban legend promptly.

  31. 13tales says:

    One hopes the family doesn’t suffer reprisals from the militants, and that the daughter hasn’t been too badly traumatised by attacking a man with an axe then shooting him.

    Still, most of this story is made of awesome :)

  32. Lauren O says:

    I would like to introduce this woman to one Roman Polanski.

  33. Anonymous says:

    It is not Hollywood over there; agree with 13TALES.

  34. jfrancis says:

    When I was 11 in 1975 I spent a week in Kashmir without my parents on a school trip. (We were living in Amritsar for a year)

    Here’s a snapshot I took. My principal was one of the guys in the rear.

    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/jfrancis/India1975/Kashmir1975_1.jpg

  35. Vinayak says:

    The girl and the family had to leave her house and move to another town.

    ‘[...]reports suggest that terrorists “have spread the word of taking revenge on the family, not only because the 18-year-old killed their commander Abu Osama, but because the act has sent a message of resistance”.

    “These words have been intercepted by the state police and intelligence agencies as well,” the officer added.
    Rukhsana’s mother Rashida Begum said: “What has irked the Lashkar the most is the way media has showcased Rukhsana’s courage and her bravery in recalling before the media the episode of killing the terrorist. It’s for this reason the militants have become angry and desperate.”‘

    http://www.hindustantimes.com/Brave-Rukhsana-s-family-shifts-to-Rajouri/H1-Article1-460742.aspx

  36. MrJM says:

    You don’t have to go to India for bad-ass women, hillbilly women are all pretty damn bad-ass — and they have prior experience shooting guns.

    – MrJM

  37. Vinayak says:

    Women in that region have been fighting for a long time now. Some of the villages have VDCs (Village Defense Committees) whose members are given arms training and given a 303 rifle to protect their villages:
    http://www.sawf.org/newedit/edit02212005/kashmir.asp
    http://health.rediff.com/news/2006/aug/23jk.htm

    I am surprised that they didn’t protect the girl’s identity. Militants in the area are known to actively attack VDC members and people who oppose them:

    “In April 2004, eight Lashkar-e-Tayyaba fighters, avenging the death of their comrades, attacked the village of Dufali , when the men were out. Khatoom Begum, a villager who had learnt to use a rifle from her son, a VDC member, to protect their cattle, fired her weapon at the attackers and saved the lives of many before being killed herself.”

    http://aawsat.com/english/news.asp?section=1&id=1632

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