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A Reopened Hindu Temple in Pakistan Attacked

A Reopened Hindu Temple in Pakistan Attacked

PESHAWAR: A Hindu temple in Peshawar was attacked by unknown men on Sunday, Express News reported.

The Goraknath Temple, located in the Gor Khatri district, was recently reopened for worship after being closed for almost 60 years over ownership issue.

A two-member bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC), in its verdict on September 15, 2012, wrote that stopping religious activities at a place of worship was against the law.

Pujari Ramesh Gurudario of Goraknath temple said that when he arrived for worship today, some unknown men entered the place and attacked the sacred statues and pictures. The assailants managed to escape after the attack.

Police have taken notice of the incident and filed an FIR.

Source :Express News

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  1. Roger Froikin on Facebook May 20, 2012 at 9:31 pm

    What if every Muslim Mosque in India were similarly attacked? Violence unanswered is repeated.

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