Muslims rampage, riot in Murshidabad, Hindus attacked, shops looted and burnt
Posted by jagoindia on July 12, 2009
Within 10-15 minutes, thousands of Muslims led by the students of nearby Trimohini Madrasa rushed to the school. They attacked the school students, the big village market of Trimohini, and two Hindu villages Jhaubona and Trimohini. Many Hindu shops in the Trimohini market were burnt and looted. Many Hindu houses were burnt and looted in the villages Jhaubona and Darapara. In one house 4 Hindus died in the fire including one father and his daughter were burnt alive.
Indian Express coverage here
According to police, they had to resort to firing a couple of rounds at Trimohini market, which claimed the lives of Khursheed Alam and Atarul Sheikh, both locals. Later, the body of one Madhab Mondol was recovered from near his residence in Jhaubona school. Another person, Najibur Sheikh, also a Jhaubona resident, who was injured in the clash died at Berhampur hospital on Saturday.