A Muslim mob unleashed a savage attack on a Dalit colony in Azamgarh, UP, ostensibly over a minor dispute between children, Hindi daily Amar Ujala has reported. The incident occurred in Bakhra village with the mob thrashing whoever crossed their path, leaving 10 persons, women & children included, critically injured. They also ransacked many houses and destroyed property.
The injured have been admitted to a hospital in Kherwa. There is tension in the village and large contingent of police has been deployed. Police is conducting raids to try and nab the accused.
The names of the injured are – Sanoj, Sheela, Ram Achal, Bikram, Jaggi, Aman, Acchelal, Sunny, Vishal and one other. Police SSP said that the ‘clash’ occurred over some ‘minor dispute’ and the situation is now under control. But as per sources, there was tension between both sides over cow slaughter.
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