INDIA: Bombay Riots

The bestiality of human mobs was gruesomely exemplified at Bombay last week, when rioting Hindus and Moham-medans stoned and slashed and disemboweled one another until the dead totaled 106 and the wounded over 600, with the seven-day-riot still going on.

Cause. The carnage seemed to .have started when some Hindus became convinced that a group of Pathans-Moham-medans of Afghan extraction-had kidnapped two or three Hindu babes and were going to sacrifice them to Allah. Therefore, in the name of the whole Pantheon of Hindu Gods, stones flew and knives flashed.

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