Both the Indian and Pakistani governments have condemned the violence between the Hindu and Muslim communities in the English city of Leicester, but their statements presented very different versions of events.
Leicester, known for its ethnic diversity, has seen serious incidents of disorder following India’s victory over Pakistan in an Asia Cup cricket match on Aug. 28.
Groups of men from the Hindu and Muslim communities, mostly masked or hooded, have been seen in tense confrontations and stand-offs on the city’s streets.
Amid the “serious disorder” last weekend, 47 people were arrested and 25 police officers and a police dog were injured, said Leicestershire Police, adding that some of those detained were from Birmingham….
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