Mus­lims hit by tear­gas

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CO­MOROS: Se­cu­rity forces in the Co­moros used tear­gas against Mus­lims who had con­gre­gated in mosques in vi­o­la­tion of coro­n­avirus lock­down rules, a se­cu­rity source said..

The in­ci­dents oc­curred in two locations on the Co­moros is­land of An­jouan, ac­cord­ing to a se­cu­rity source. The Co­moros – a pre­dom­i­nantly Mus­lim In­dian Ocean is­land group – is one of few coun­tries with­out any of­fi­cially reg­is­tered coro­n­avirus cases.

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