9-Year-Old Girl among 5 Attacked By Cow Vigilantes In Jammu And Kashmir

NDTV reports from Srinagar that at least five people including a nine-year-old girl have been injured in an attack by 'gau rakshaks' or self-styled cow vigilantes in the Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place when a nomad family was moving with their livestock at Talwara area.

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They were intercepted by a large group of gau rakshaks and beaten up. Cow Vigilantes have been on the rampage, functioning with impunity since the Narendra Modi government was sworn in May 2014.

The victims say the attackers took away their entire flock including goat, sheep and cows.
The injured have been shifted to hospital. Police say an FIR has registered and five of the attackers have been identified.



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