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62 from religious minorities injured in Jan-Feb: ASK

Published: April 23, 2019 18:12:43 | Updated: April 24, 2019 11:29:25


At least 62 people were injured in violence against religious minorities in first two months of the current calendar year across the country.

Among the injured, 50 people belong to Ahmadiyya and 12 to Hindu minority group, according to a data of Ain o Salish Kendra (ASK).

Apart from this, three temples/ monasteries or statues were destroyed and incidents of land and property grab were six, the local independent rights body revealed.

One was killed and 46 were injured in the attacks on Hindu minority in 2018, the ASK data showed.

Besides, 29 houses and 97 temples/monasteries or statutes of Hindu community were destroyed last year.

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