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Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

NEW DELHI: A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages. More than 20 people have been killed in similar incidents in the past two months, leaving both the Indian authorities and Facebook-owned WhatsApp scrambling to find a solution in its biggest market. Police said nine people have been arrested and more are being sought after they found the middle-aged woman's mutilated body…

Mob in India lynches two Muslims over cow theft

GUWAHATI, INDIA: A mob in India beat to death two Muslims over cow theft for slaughter, police said on Monday, the latest incident in a surge of violence blamed on hardline Hindu groups. Some Hindu groups are demanding a ban on the slaughter of cows, which many Hindus regard as sacred.' Activists have been making their demands more vociferously since Prime Minister Narendra Modi, of the Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party, came to power in 2014. Police said the latest attack happened on Sunday in a village in…