Alleged blasphemy: Mob wrecks Lahore neighbourhood

Published March 9, 2013
Men, part of an angry mob, throw bricks at a Christian house after setting it on fire, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
Men, part of an angry mob, throw bricks at a Christian house after setting it on fire, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
A man, part of an angry mob, throws items taken from Christian houses into a fire in Lahore, March 9, 2013.
A man, part of an angry mob, throws items taken from Christian houses into a fire in Lahore, March 9, 2013.
An angry mob gathers after burning Christian houses, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
An angry mob gathers after burning Christian houses, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
Angry demonstraters torch Christians' belongings during a protest over a blasphemy row in a Christian neighborhood in Badami Bagh area of Lahore on March 9, 2013.
Angry demonstraters torch Christians' belongings during a protest over a blasphemy row in a Christian neighborhood in Badami Bagh area of Lahore on March 9, 2013.
Men, part of an angry mob, react after burning belongings of Christian families, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
Men, part of an angry mob, react after burning belongings of Christian families, Lahore, March 9, 2013.
An angry mob reacts after burning Christian houses in Lahore, March 9, 2013.
An angry mob reacts after burning Christian houses in Lahore, March 9, 2013.

An enraged mob torched dozens of houses located in a Christian-dominated neighbourhood of Lahore on Saturday, DawnNews reported.

The mob attacked the houses in Joseph Colony in Badami Bagh police precincts in the provincial capital following allegations of blasphemy against a Christian man. - Text and photos by Agencies

Read more at: http://dawn.com/2013/03/09/mob-attacks-christian-neighbourhood-in-lahore/

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