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Muzaffarnagar riots left 113 dead: Jamaat


New Delhi, Oct 25: A total of 97 Muslims and 16 non-Muslims were killed in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh last month, the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has said.

Thirty people were still missing in the region, said a report by the Jamaat after a survey of the affected areas, a statement by the group here said.

According to report, a total of 113 people were killed in the communal violence in Muzaffarnagar and adjoining districts. Of these 16 were Hindus and 97 Muslims.

Official figures until now have put the death at around 50.

The Jamaat has decided to build 200 houses for the riot victims, many of who remain in refugee camps.