NEW DELHI, India, April 20 (Reuter): At least seven people were killed in communal clashes in India’s eastern state of Bihar, the Press Trust of India (PTI) reported today.

The clashes occurred yesterday near the town of Aurangabad in which “at least seven members of a community were gunned down” the news agency said.

The agency did not identify the group and it was to made clear whether the clashes were between Hindus and Muslims. However, it was learnt from sources that a Hindu fundamentalist group gunned down the Muslims in retaliation to their support for the Babri Mosque struggle.

Article extracted from this publication >>  April 24, 1987