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|Mosque attacked, one killed
Milli Gazette Online
Alappuzha: One person was killed and two others were injured when a group of armed RSS men attacked people coming out of Kaduvinal Juma Masjid of Vallikunnam in Alapuzha district at 9 p.m. on February 23 .The miscreants damaged the mosque also. The assailants stabbed Melethundil Ashraf (35). He succumbed to his injuries on February 24. The injured are Ibrahim Kutty Musaliyar and the masjid Imam Noor Muhammed al Hassani. An RSS worker, Rajesh, was attacked by some persons, considered to be National Development Front (NDF) sympathisers in the area last week. The police had registered a case in connection with the incident then. The attack on the mosque is considered to be a sequel to the incident. The police have taken nine persons into custody. A large number of people, including political leaders, attended the burial of Ashraf at Kaduvinal Juma Masjid. A hartal called at Vallikunnam and Charumood by various political parties passed off peacefully.
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