Sad News from India

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This is a very tragic  story from India!

 India man lynched over beef rumours

  • 2 hours ago

  • From the sectionIndia
A relative holds a photograph of slain Indian villager Mohammad Akhlaq at his home in the village of Bisada,Image copyrightAFP
Image captionMohammad Akhlaq was a farm worker

A 50-year-old man in northern India has been killed in a mob lynching allegedly over rumours that his family had been storing and consuming beef at home.

Mohammad Akhlaq was kicked and beaten with stones by a group of men in Dadri in Uttar Pradesh state on Monday night.

Mr Akhlaq’s 22-year-old son was also seriously injured in the attack, and has been admitted to a hospital.

Six people have been arrested in connection with the incident. Police are probing who spread the rumour.

Slaughter of cows is a sensitive issue in India as the animal is considered sacred by Hindus, who comprise 80% of the country’s 1.2bn people.

Uttar Pradesh is among a number…

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