A mob of reportedly 400 to 500 Muslims attacked a Hindu family and vandalised the house in Uttar Kandi village, Kotalipara Upazila, Gopalganj District, Bangladesh. The violent mob alleged that a youth belonging to that family wrote a Facebook post that hurt the Islamic sentiments.
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A total of eight shops and four houses belonging to the Hindu community were attacked after the incident. A significant police force was deployed at the site, but the mob damaged the properties. A cousin of the Hindu boy said that he saw around 400-500 people come to their house and ransack it. He further said that Hindu families in Uttar Kandi village are now living in fear, Dhaka Tribune reported.