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Pakistan: 31 arrested after mob destroys Hindu temple

Pakistan: 31 arrested after mob destroys Hindu temple
Pakistani police arrested more than 30 people in connection with an attack on a Hindu temple in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday.

Pakistani police arrested at least 31 people in connection with an attack on a Hindu temple by a mob in northwestern Pakistan on Wednesday.A police officer stands guard in a Hindu temple which was set on fire and demolished by a mob led by Islamists, in Karak, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec.Members of Pakistan Hindu Council hold a protest against the attack on a Hindu temple in the northwestern town of Karak, in Karachi, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec.Most Read “We are very sad, our hearts are broken,” said Kumar, who received a call from Prime Minister Imran Khan.

The prime minister expressed his sympathy and assured Kumar that the government would take all necessary steps to protect the country’s religious minorities and their places of worship.(Fareed Khan/AP) Wednesday’s attack was not the first reported at the Karak temple, according to Kumar, who said that same temple was also targeted in 1997.

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