Saudi woman fleeing family flies to Canada after gaining asylum

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, fled to Thailand last week accusing her family of abuse

A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand saying she feared her family would kill her has been granted asylum in Canada and is on her way to the country, Thai officials have said.

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, boarded a Korean Air flight from Bangkok to Seoul on Friday night, they added. She is due to board a connecting flight to Canada from Incheon airport in Seoul.

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Source: theguardian