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Sikh temple vandalized in Sterling Heights

| February 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Several members of the congregation who attend the Sikh Society of Michigan temple in southwest Sterling Heights are sick over the fact that someone vandalized their gurdwara on Dequindre Road north of 14 Mile Road. Sterling Heights police Lt. Luke Riley said a report was made to police Feb. 6 that vandals used black paint […]

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6 convicted in Austria temple shooting

| September 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

VIENNA (AP) – A court on Tuesday convicted six men for an attack at a temple in Vienna that killed a Sikh sect leader and wounded more than a dozen people. Worshippers used a frying pan and microphone stands to fend off assailants wielding knives and a handgun during the attack on May 24, 2009, […]

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Sikh Temple Fire: A Case of Arson

| May 13, 2010 | 1 Comment

Investigators say the fire that destroyed a Sikh temple in Reno Monday night may have been set to cover up another crime. For it's members loss of the building itself is only the beginning. Fire engulfed the cinder block structure late Monday night leaving an empty shell. Investigators believe burglars broke into the temple and […]

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Overnight fire guts Sacramento Sikh temple

| March 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

SACRAMENTO, CA – All day long, members of a Sikh congregation have come to see the burned remains of their temple on Power Inn and Rangeview roads in south Sacramento. Sulakhan Singh, one of the members, learned late Thursday flames erupted in the temple, setting off a fire alarm. "Everything's gone. Totally lost. My priest […]

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At least 11 wounded in fight in Vienna temple

| May 24, 2009 | 0 Comments

VIENNA – Worshippers of Indian origin armed with knives and at least one gun fought one another in a temple in the Austrian capital on Sunday, and at least 11 were wounded, police and ambulance staff said. Police spokesman Michael Takacs said the brawl occurred in Sikh temple, but Mohnder Ram, a worshipper who said […]

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