UK: Disorder erupts between Muslims, Hindus in Leicester

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Disorder broke out between Muslims and Hindus in the British city of Leicester this weekend, with police making 15 arrests to “deter further disorder”. It follows tensions that began after a cricket match between Pakistan and India in late August. The slogan “Jai Shri Ram”, or “hail Lord Ram” – a phrase commonly used during attacks on Muslims in India – was chanted in the city this weekend, The Guardian reported. Footage showed Hindu men marching past Green Lane Road, an area which contains several Muslim-owned businesses. A Hindu temple is located close by. Police arrested two people after un…

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