Mosque Set on Fire in Delhi

25 Feb 2020 New Delhi: A mosque in Ashok Nagar was set on fire today afternoon. A mob shouting “Jai Shri Ram” and “Hinduon ka Hindustan” paraded around the burning mosque, and a Hanuman flag was placed on the minaret of the masjid. Shops near the masjid were being looted, with locals describing the looters as 'outsiders'. Shops within and around the masjid’s compound, including a footwear shop, were looted. Locals told The Wire that the looters were not residents of the area, which is predominantly Hindu but has few Muslim families. Though there were firefighters present at the site, the police could not be seen.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

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Role of police Unsatisfactory Current status Not known
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Date of incident: February 25, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious festivals/worship
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Hurting religious sentiments
  • Name of the victim : Muslims
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Delhi
    District/City North East Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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