Fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh; houses torched

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In fresh attacks on Hindus in Bangladesh, unidentified miscreants set ablaze some of the houses and damaged two temples in central Brahmanbarhia district, and several other temples were vandalised earlier this week, police said.

Miscreants had set fire on six Hindu houses in a predawn attack on Friday in central Brahmanbarhia district's Nasirnagar, the place where at least fifteen temples and more than 20 houses were vandalised after a Facebook post deemed offensive to Islam sparked outrage in the country.

The protesters at Shahbagh area enforced a blockade on the busy streets for more than half an hour and forced ruling Awami League's joint general secretary Mahbul Alam Hanif to get out of his car and express solidarity with them.

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