Yahoo! News - Falwell Remarks Prompt India Riots By RAMOLA TALWAR, Associated Press Writer
BOMBAY, India (AP) - Five people were killed Friday in Hindu-Muslim rioting and police gunfire after riots broke out during a general strike to protest the Rev. Jerry Falwell calling the founder of Islam a terrorist. Forty-seven others were injured.
The rioters attacked each other with knives and stones during the strike called to protest what Falwell said on CBS television early this month. Muslim organizations said Falwell's remarks were derogatory and blasphemous.
The conservative Baptist minister told the television network Islam's prophet "was a — a violent man, a man of war."

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