One killed while reciting Quran in mosque

A CCTV footage of Madina Masjid captured a masked man entering the mosque and firing at old Shabbir who was reciting Quran at that hour of night. The masked man was carrying a bag and left after attacking Shabbir. The old man was dead till the time he came into notice of the people. The perpetrator was not identified, police was appointed in nearby areas.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Place of worship
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Place of worship perpetrator Religion Unknown
perpetrator Organizational Was cross FIR filed 0
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Role of police Need confirmation :Policemen officers were appointed to investigate the case and identify the perpetrator. Current status
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Date of incident: July 14, 2017
Nature of Violence
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Murder/Lynch
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Number of people Killed 1
    Name of the victim : Shabbir Ahmed
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Haryana
    District/City Sonipat
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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