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Sat Feb 29, 2020, 08:05 AM

As India counts dead, brutality of Hindu-Muslim riot emerges

Source: Associated Press

As India counts dead, brutality of Hindu-Muslim riot emerges

By SHEIKH SAALIQ
February 29, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — The wounded came in waves. First in ones and twos, limping up the steps and staggering through the aluminum doors, and then in wheelbarrows, with bleeding skulls and stabbed necks. Finally, the motorcycles and auto-rickshaws arrived, their seats stained with the blood of as many as they could hold.

As the Mustafabad neighborhood of India’s capital was ravaged by communal riots for three days this week, the Al-Hind Hospital turned from a community clinic into a trauma ward.

Doctors like M.A. Anwar were for the first time dealing with injuries such as gunshot wounds, crushed skulls and torn genitals.

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Almost a week after the clashes between Hindus and Muslims began, a clearer picture of the horrors inflicted during New Delhi’s worst communal riots in decades has begun to emerge.

On the eve of President Donald Trump’s first state visit to India last Sunday, Hindus and Muslims in the Indian capital charged at each other with homemade guns and crude weapons, leaving the streets where the rioting occurred resembling a war zone, with houses, shops, mosques, schools and vehicles up in flames. At least 42 people were killed and hundreds more wounded.

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Read more: https://apnews.com/fc33669f25c98b0762917ea093f21916

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Sat Feb 29, 2020, 10:24 AM

2. Don't they know, there's only one way to worship God?

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Sat Feb 29, 2020, 10:42 PM

3. Agnostics and Atheists Murdering Each Other in the Streets...

...said no headline ever.

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