New leads in Indian riots inquiry

Documents show, 10 years on, authorities were warned about potential for deadly violence against Muslims in Gujarat.

    It has been 10 years since a train fire in India sparked communal riots in the western state of Gujarat which left over 1,000 people dead.

    A decade on, new information has emerged which may affect the inquiry into the unrest. The documents show that authorities were warned about the potential for deadly violence against the Muslim community, which was blamed for the train fire.

    Al Jazeera's Sohail Rahman reports from Ahmedabad in Gujarat.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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