14 mosques and a shrine destroyed in recent New Delhi violence: FO

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan said on Thursday that 14 mosques and a shrine were destroyed in the recent violence in India.

Speaking at the weekly briefing here, Foreign Office spokesperson Ayesha Farooqui said that hardliner Hindus also desecrated the Holy Quran in the violence.

She said that over 40 Muslims were brutally martyred in New Delhi.

The properties of Muslims were also destroyed, Ayesha added.

India has been trying to change the demography in occupied Kashmir, which is a disputed land, the FO spokesperson said.