Indian court jails 11 for life over Gujarat massacre


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  • Friday, 17 Jun 2016

Relatives of those convicted in connection with a riot in Gujarat in 2002, cry outside a court after the sentencing in Ahmedabad, India June 17, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave

AHMEDABAD, India: An Indian court jailed 11 Hindus for life on Friday over the massacre of dozens of Muslims in Gujarat state 14 years ago, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was chief minister.

The court sentenced 12 others to seven years in jail over the murder of 69 Muslims who were hacked and burnt to death in a residential complex in the city of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, among them women and children.

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