Muslim teenager Mudassir Alam was killed at a protest in India. His household needs solutions

Muslim teenager Mudassir Alam was killed at a protest in India. His family wants answers



New Delhi
CNN
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“They’re firing bullets, they’re firing bullets!” a voice yells on video over the sound of gunfire during clashes between police and Muslim protesters in the eastern Indian city of Ranchi.

Footage posted to social media of the June 10 protest shows 15-year-old Mudassir Alam raising his fist in the air as the crowd chants, “Long live Islam.”

More shots ring out, and Mudassir falls to the ground.

“He’s dead!” a bystander shouts, as people try to stop blood flowing from a wound to the teenager’s head.

Mudassir died later in hospital, one of two young men killed in the Ranchi clash – the latest victims of a deepening religious divide between India’s majority Hindu population and the minority Muslim community.

The June 10 protest was one of several demonstrations that erupted around the country…