Hindus attacked in Pakistan

Published: Tuesday, July 13, 2010, 11:37 [IST]
 
Hindus attacked in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jul 13: When a boy drank water from a facility outside a mosque in Pakistan's southern Sindh province, it led to several other consequences.

Around 60 members of the minority Hindu community including women and children were attacked and forced to move out of their homes at Memon Goth in Karachi, following the influential tribesmen of the area objected the boy drinking water from a cooler.

The boy who looks after chickens in a farm drank water from a cooler outside a mosque before the people of the region started beating him, informed Meerumal, his father. Later they minority group was attacked by around 150 locals and injured seven among them. The injured were later taken to the Jinnah Hospital.

The Hindus who were compelled to move out of their homes have taken refuge in a cattle shed. The injured people confessed that around 400 Hindu families are being threatened to vacate the area.

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