woman escapes beheading attemptA woman has been traumatized as she narrowly escaped a beheading attempt by her mother-in-law, in a rare case involving a woman inflicting violence on another woman.

Identified as Gul Sima, the woman has recently recovered from state of coma and is currently being treated in Ibn-e-Sina hospital in capital Kabul.

The incident took place in Andar district in restive southeastern Ghazni province of Afghanistan.

Gul Sima quoted in a report by Tolo News said she was suffering from domestic violence and was beaten and tortured on numerous occasions by her husband’s family.

Unable to properly speak due to injuries she suffered from failed beheading attempt, the woman said she was also forced to swallow nails.

The husband of the victim has reportedly been arrested by police but the relatives of the victim insist that their daughter should divorced.

The doctors in Ibn-e-Sina emergency hospital have said the woman is improving as compared to the first day when she was admitted to the hospital as she was in a critical condition.