The authorities in the Indian state of Rajasthan are investigating the deaths of three Muslims suspected of starving themselves to death by fasting.
The trio - all from the same family - had been observing their fast at the shrine of a mystic saint in the city of Ajmer for the past month.
The three dead people were a woman aged 22, a youth aged 17 and a boy aged 12.
Ten others taking part in the fast are in hospital but say treatment would contravene their religious beliefs. More...