A mob vandalised a Hindu temple in Pakistan’s Karachi after blasphemy allegations had been made towards a boy from the Hindu neighborhood.
The space has been cordoned off after the violence. (Photo: Twitter)
A Hindu temple was vandalised by a mob in Pakistan’s Karachi after blasphemy allegations had been made towards a boy from the Hindu neighborhood.
The incident passed off on Sunday evening in Salaar compound of Karachi’s Lyari space. An enormous mob emerged within the Hindu neighborhood colony and vandalised the Sheetal Temple within the Lee Market space, accusing the minority neighborhood of blasphemy.
During the vandalism, idols of Hindu gods had been torn down and thrown out of the temple and the temple premises had been additionally defaced.
An historic Hindu temple is demolished, Hindu Gods & relics thrown out, desecrated in Lee market, Sheetal Das, Ground, Bheempura Karachi- Pakistan.This is third incident of desecration of Hindu temples in 20 days.They Killing in France however what they do in Pakistan with non-muslims? pic.twitter.com/FQBTADOzjt
— Rahat Austin (@johnaustin47) November 2, 2020
Videos from the vandalised temple have emerged by which folks might be seen recording the extent of injury inflicted by the mob. They may also be heard lamenting the situations of Hindus in Pakistan.
In Lyari, mob vandalized the Temple over allegation of Blasphemy. There being no proof towards alleged Hindu boy, Hindu neighborhood has been harassed.
Hindu neighborhood has been dealing with issues – in video seen saying, “Look at our Temple, this is our (Hindus) status.” pic.twitter.com/LREl6DtGZn
— The Rise News (@Therisenews_) November 2, 2020
Local reporters have stated that the state of affairs within the space is tense because the vandalism. The whole space has been cordoned off with Karachi police and Rangers deployed within the space.
The incident passed off after sure people alleged that somebody from the Hindu neighborhood wrote defamatory issues concerning the Islamic religion on a canine. The allegations stay unproven in the mean time.
According to stories, that is the third Hindu temple to be desecrated in Pakistan in a span of 20 days.