Geeta Returns to India 13 Years After Wandering Across Border

October 26, 2015 9:11 AM

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Geeta Returns to India 13 Years After Wandering Across Border

NEW DELHI — A deaf-mute Indian girl stranded in Pakistan for 13 years after wandering over one of the world's most militarized borders arrived home on Monday to be reunited with the family she has identified from photographs.

The story of Geeta, a Hindu woman in her early 20s, has captivated people in both countries at a time of heightened tension and border clashes between the nuclear-armed rivals.

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