INDIA: Jinnah Split

Where the low, bare limestone ridges of Sukkur, Sind slope like unkempt stairs down to the banks of the Indus, Indians who loudly object to fighting Germans in the name of Empire last week fought each other in the name of their various gods. Moslems, claiming the Manzilghaut (Government building) near the river as an ancient mosque site, besieged it, captured it, and threatened to hold it until nirvana-come. Whereupon Hindus swept the city, storming, looting, burning Moslem shops.

Before the Government could ferret out the Moslem sit-downers and enforce a curfew, six Moslems and five Hindus lay dead, 23...

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