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J-K: Tension grips Rajouri after men beaten for ‘slaughtering’ camel

Tension gripped Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday as some members of the Muslim community were beaten up by unidentified assailants for slaughtering a camel on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, officials said.

india Updated: Sep 14, 2016 23:17 IST
Some men were allegedly beaten in Rajouri district for slaughtering a camel on Eid
Some men were allegedly beaten in Rajouri district for slaughtering a camel on Eid(Google Maps)

Tension gripped Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district on Wednesday as some members of the Muslim community were beaten up by unidentified assailants for slaughtering a camel on the occasion of Eid-ul-Adha, officials said.

Reports here said that the incident occurred in the Palma village of Rajouri in Jammu region when the Muslim men slaughtered the camel on the day of Eid, on Tuesday.

As news of the assault spread in the Muslim-majority district, tension gripped the area and police was deployed to prevent any untoward incident, officials said.