ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Makkah Masjid Case

It has been four years since the Makkah Masjid bomb blast of 18 May 2007 when Hindutva terrorists planted bombs and targeted the people praying on a Friday in the masjid. Immediately after that, the Hyderabad police fired at the praying people and those who were helping the victims. The third terrorist act was that the police, through the media, blamed the Muslim community for the blasts. Muslims have been shocked at this layer by layer of terror acts.

On the other side, representatives of the community failed to fulfil their responsibilities at the time. There was no one to console the families of the people who died in the blast and firing. The police spread such terror that the families of the dead could not even perform the last rites properly. Instead of providing medical aid and expressing solidarity with the people who escaped from the blast, the police started investigating the victims themselves.

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