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Thousands of Hindus Gather at Site of 1992 Religious Riot

Amid heavy security, tens of thousands of monks and activists from Hindu nationalist groups began converging on the Indian town of Ayodhya on Sunday to demand the construction of a temple on a disputed religious site. More than 200,000 people are expected near the site where a Hindu mob in 1992 pulled down a 16th-century mosque, sparking deadly religious riots that killed about 2,000 people in one of India’s worst communal violence since the partition in 1947. More than 900 extra...

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