Muslims assaulted by a mob during Eid Celebrations

Clashes erupted in Dildarnagar area of Asansol, Bengal, during the Eid Celebrations on Wednesday night. The dispute broke out when a drunken mob who were passing through the Masjid, attacked Muslims while they celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr program. Later the drunken assailants started pelting stones, abusing worshippers, setting the fire and vandalizing motorcycles after they came back with more supporters. Several people injured and admitted to the hospital. Police have brought the situation under control and arrested 25 people in connection with the violence. Although the violence has abated, tension continues to prevail in Dildarnagar area.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Village
Number of victims 10 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Village Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

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Role of police Satisfactory Current status
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Main Information
Date of incident: June 05, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Attack on religious infrastructure/Festivals/worship
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Physical assault
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Verbal Abuse
  • Causal factors
  • Dispute over Places of Worship
  • Name of the victim : Unrevealed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State West Bengal
    District/City Paschim Bardhaman
    Party In Power / Incidents AITC - All India Trinamool Congress
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