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Two Weeks After Mosque Attack, Dwarka Hindus Say ‘We Love Muslims’

Two weeks after the mosque outside Shahjahanabad Apartments in Dwarka Sector 11 was attacked, the area is now witnessing an assertion of communal amity and brotherhood. A group of Hindus from the area came and put up posters saying “We Love Muslims” “We are Sorry” and “You are Us”.

The mosque was allegedly attacked early in the morning on Friday, 28 February. “The attack took place at around 2:30 am. The attackers threw several stones at the mosque and broke the window-pane,” Shahjahanabad Apartments resident Saad Majeed told The Quint. There were two people present in the mosque at the time – Imam Rashid and Imam Abdul Mannan. According to them, the attackers chanted “Jai Shri Ram” after throwing stones.…

The Quint spoke to ACP Dwarka Rajinder Singh who said, “This was an act of mischief.” However, DCP Dwarka later tweeted that the incident never happened. Residents allege that the police wants to downplay the incident.…

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http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/74584016.cms

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