Hindu brothers killed in a Hindu majority town in Pakistan

courtesy New York Times.

In Mithi, Hindus make up about 85 percent of the population. Hindus being in such a large majority, both Hindus and Muslims have long lived peacefully. However, a steady influx of “outsiders” — Muslim extremist parties and sectarian groups have been moving into the area and other parts of the Sindh Province, as they seek new havens and erode the tolerance the town is famous for.This is so familiar to the ways of 1947 when peace loving villagers were torn apart by outside extremists and resulting religious violence.

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