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Mob burns homes in north India, 3 killed

  • More than a dozen people were arrested in northern India’s Bihar state after a mob set dozens of houses on fire, killing three Muslims on Sunday, January 18, according to media reports.

    Sunday’s violence in Muzaffarpur district’s Ajitpur village occurred after the body of a man, believed to be a Hindu who had been missing for over a week, was found.

    According to the police, the man, who was in love with a Muslim girl, was kidnapped and murdered.

    The local police have described the situation in the area as “tense but under control.”

     

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