Fri 26 May 2023:
Several Muslims including women were injured after Hindutva men attacked a bus carrying Hajj pilgrims in Kota, Rajasthan on Wednesday night.
The incident occurred on Wednesday night when Hindutva goons obstructed a bus carrying Hajj pilgrims on its way to the airport in Jaipur. In the attack, several Muslims including women sustained injuries.
The pilgrims were en route to the airport, their bus was halted and stoned by Hindutva goons who first stopped the bus and later attacked the pilgrims. Besides assaulting the passengers, they also caused damage to the bus.
In a video, the pilgrims, including women and children, can be heard saying, “The Hindu right-wing men barged inside the bus and upon finding that all those onboard were Muslims, they starting assaulting them.”
Hindu supremacists have stoned a bus and injured some because the bus was carrying Muslims going for Hajj – Kota, India. pic.twitter.com/oIwwvISDM3
— Ashok Swain (@ashoswai) May 26, 2023
The pilgrims said they were also forced to raise “Jai Shri Ram” slogans and said that they will abduct all the onboard young Muslim women.
Meanhwile, police have started investigating the assault and several accused have been arrested, the video shared by the victims claimed.
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