Hindu extremists set a mosque on fire in Ashok Vihar locality of North East Delhi on Tuesday afternoon, as clashes over the Citizenship Amendment Act continued for the third straight day within the Indian capital.
A mob shouting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Hinduon ka Hindustan [An India of Hindus]” paraded across the burning mosque, and a “Hanuman flag” was positioned on high of the constructing, in response to movies circulating on social networking websites.
Miscreants additionally looted retailers inside and across the mosque’s compound, The Wire reported, including that the individuals looting the retailers weren’t from the locality.
In North East Delhi, at the least 10 individuals have been killed and over 150 injured since Monday afternoon.
Reports in native media counsel Hindu mobs additionally threw stones and petrol bombs at Muslim houses throughout the highway in Kabir Nagar, close to Maujpur.
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Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code barring the assembly of greater than 4 individuals continued to be in place in components of the district, however mobs led by Hindu extremists have full backing of Indian regulation enforcement authorities.