History of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes in India since the start of 2017

Since the beginning of 2017, multiple attacks have been carried by mobs, of which 60% of the cases are cow-related violence against Muslims. 

Published: 04th July 2017 10:09 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2018 02:37 PM   |  A+A-

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By Online Desk

Groups of blood-thirsty mobs have been striking fear in the hearts of minorities for a couple of years now, as they've gone about lynching or attacking people, especially Muslims and Dalits, in the name of so-called cow protection.

According to indiaspend.com (a data journalism site), 86% of those dead in cow-related violence since 2010 are Muslim and 97 per cent of the attacks took place after 2014.

Here is a timeline that highlights the violence unleashed since the start of 2017, in which people have been beaten to death or have sustained injuries in attacks by mobs. 

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