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Time Wednesday: House and Nazar

time wednesday: An angry crowd gathered around Nazar's house around 8 p.m. local time Wednesday, throwing rocks and shouting, so the family turned off the lights so no one could see inside, according to CBC. Then a large flame came and the house caught fire, Nazar said. In the small town of Pallekele, mobs ignored the curfew that was supposed to keep them off the streets and used gasoline bombs to burn four homes, said Mohamed Nazar. His father hid under a sofa as the flames took hold, but Nazar grabbed him and they ran out. A man walks out of his damaged house after a clash between two communities in Digana. Authorities eventually put out the fire, but much of his family's belongings were destroyed, he said. ( As reported in the news.