Armed mob attacks namazis, vandalises mosque in Haryana’s Sonipat

Tension in Haryana's Sonipat after Hindu men vandalise a mosque.

CHANDIGARH : Tension prevailed in Haryana’s Sonipat after a group of 15-20 armed men vandalised a mosque and attacked people offering namaz inside the premises late on Sunday night.

At least nine people got injuried in the attack.

The incident occurred in Sandal Kalan village in Sonipat district on Sunday night.

Photos of the armed men attacking people have been circulating after the incident. The attackers were seen holding bamboo sticks in their hands and roaming freely. The attackers reportedly belong to the same village where the incident took place.

The cause of the provocation is not clear. But the police have registered a first information report (FIR) against 19 people.

As per the police, the injured were admitted to the Civil Hospital in Sonipat.

Further details were awaited. — IANS



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