Dhaka: More than 10 Hindu households were vandalized and torched in Comilla after a man reportedly showed support for France defending cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH) on Facebook.
The incident took place at the Korbanpur village under Muradnagar upazila of Comilla on Sunday afternoon, creating panic among the community reported the Dhaka Tribune.
The office of the local Union Parishad Chairman Bankumar Shiv and the house of accused, Shankar Debnath, were set on fire. Hindu households were attacked, vandalized, and torched. The fire service had to be called to douse the fire.
Meanwhile, pictures and videos of the attack went viral on social media within moments.