Hindu households vandalised in Bangladesh

WION Web Team
Dhaka, Bangladesh Published: Nov 02, 2020, 02:12 PM(IST)

Vandalism Photograph:( Twitter )

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The incident took place at the Korbanpur village under Muradnagar upazila of Comilla on Sunday afternoon.

Several Hindu households were vandalised and torched in Comilla, a city in Bangladesh, after a man reportedly showed support for France defending Prophet Mohammed cartoons on Facebook.

The incident took place at the Korbanpur village under Muradnagar upazila of Comilla on Sunday afternoon, according to the Dhaka Tribune.

The office of the local Union Parishad Chairman Bankumar Shiv and the house of accused, Shankar Debnath, were set on fire.

Pictures and videos of the attack went viral on social media within moments.

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