Mahottari (Nepal) – On 27th October, a Hindu procession came under attack from a Muslim mob following a dispute over a flag hoisting. Police had to resort to lathi-charge and tear gas to bring the situation under control. In the preceding violence, several people as well as Police officials were injured.
The Islamists also attacked the Police who reached the spot to control the situation. The Islamists were enraged over the Hindus who participated in the procession for hoisting and swaying a flag during the procession.
Nepal: Hindu procession attacked by an Islamist mob in Mahottari, several people including police officials injured https://t.co/benRvhqBq8
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Rajesh Yadav (President of ‘Hindu Samrat Sena’), described the incident in detail on Sudarshan News channel. Rajesh Yadav, who was severely injured, said that Parariya is a Muslim dominant area and stone pelting began as soon as the procession reached this area. He asserted that the stone pelters included men and women. According to him, about 20 Hindus were left with serious head injuries as a result of stone pelting.