Newsweek Pakistan’s Controversial Cover Features Lit Tampon Bombs

The provocative image was made for a feature story about female suicide bombers. posted on

1. This is the cover for the Sept. 13 and 20, 2013, edition of Newsweek Pakistan.

Minhaj Ahmed Rafi / Via

You can read the cover story online here.

2. Some reactions online have been incredulous.

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9. Some have also praised the story itself.

12. BuzzFeed has reached out to Newsweek for comment and has yet to hear back.

13. You can read the feature in full here.

H/t to Isaac Chotiner

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