Thursday, April 08, 2010

Are Burkas safe?

One wonders if this woman could have survived , if she could see better. The burka is not really safe in a number of situations. Wonder if her family will sue the track now.


Muslim woman strangled by her burkha in freak go-kart accident
By RICHARD SHEARS
Last updated at 3:27 PM on 8th April 2010
A Muslim woman has died after her burkha became caught in a go-kart she was driving
A young Muslim woman had died after her burkha became snagged in a go-kart.
The 24-year-old woman, who has not yet been named, died a terrifying death today when a fluttering part of her burkha became caught in the wheels of a go-kart she was driving near the town of Port Stephens, north of Sydney.
The Muslim clothing the woman was wearing flew back as she sped around the track and part of it became entangled in the go-kart's wheels.

1 comment:

Owner and Doggy said...

Everything has a chance of being dangerous. One could say that the car isn't safe in a number of situations. I actually haven't made my mind up about the niqab issue yet. For identification issues it is a no-brainer. But I don't like the idea of telling people what to wear.

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