Sunday, February 15, 2009

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Basant, Valentine’s Day celebrations attacked

KARACHI: An enraged mob attacked merrymakers celebrating Basant and Valentine's Day at Defence Housing Authority's Nisar Shaheed Park on Saturday, private television channels reported. The park, which is located in a posh residential area of Karachi, was hosting Valentine's Day and Basant festivities when the attack occurred. The assault led to a commotion with residents rushing to vacate the area. The police have subsequently taken control of the situation. No injuries have yet been reported.
From the Dawn, February 14, 2009.

Sene men attack V-Day celebrators in Karnataka, injure two
Belgaum/Bangalore, Feb 14 (PTI) Sri Rama Sene activists today attacked workers of a BPO while they were celebrating Valentine day, injured two of them and ransacked the venue in Belgaum even as parts of Karnataka witnessed trouble-free celebrations. A 15-member group of sene activists, which was on the prowl to stall the celebrations in line with their threat to disrupt the event, spotted the banners put up at Katwa Infotech, a BPO, located in Jyoti Towers complex on the city outskirts. The intruders forced their way in, pulled down the banners and issued a warning to the gathering to disperse. Earlier in the day, a group of Sena activists took out a motorcycle rally in Belgaum city, visiting colleges and warning those celebrating the day.
From Press Trust of India, February 14, 2009.

It makes me wonder about the threats we discuss. NO

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