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#AceWorldNews – INDIA:Jan.19:Three Muslim civilians have been burned to death after Hindu assailants set fire to dozens of homes of a Muslim community in an apparent retaliatory attack in eastern India, officials have said.

Atul Prasad, a Bihar state administrator, said the violence erupted on Sunday after the body of a young Hindu man was found in Sarayian village more than a week after he went missing.

Prasad said the Hindu fishermen community blamed the Muslim community for the 19-year-old’s death as he was friendly with a Muslim girl from the nearby Bahilwada Bhuwal village, 105km north of Patna, the capital of Bihar state.

Family members alleged that the boy had been kidnapped by relatives of the girl.

For about an hour, the police could not enter the village as thousands of attackers went about destroying property, India’s NDTV reported. Most of the residents ran away, leaving behind their gutted…

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