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Attacks on Muslims on the rise in US says FBI report

Washington: Attacks against Muslims in the United States of America (USA) have increased 67 percent while hate against minorities as whole increased 7 percent, the US intelligence agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) says in its report.

The FBI report aired on the US TV said that the attacks on Muslims in the US have increased surprisingly.

According to statistics issued by the FBI, as many as 154 attacks were reported against Muslims back in 2014 while it jumped to 257 in the year 2015.

The report further added that overall hate and attacks against minorities have risen up to 6.8 percent in the US.