Hindu youth killed as communal tensions rock Ghotki after ‘sacrilege’ incident

Source: Dawn

GHOTKI: Communal tensions ran high in Sindh’s Ghotki district on Wednesday, after a Hindu man was arrested for allegedly desecrating the Holy Quran a day earlier.

Two Hindu men were shot having tea at a stall in Ghotki’s town of Mirpur Mathelo during an attack by a mob Wednesday. One of the victims, 17-year-old Dewan Sateesh Kumar, succumbed to his injuries while his friend Avinash is in a critical condition, police said.

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