On Dec. 6, 1992, Hindu attackers hit the wall of the 16th century Babri Masjid with iron rods, part of a mob that tore down the mosque. Thousands were killed in rioting that followed the mosque’s destruction.

On Dec. 6, 1992, Hindu attackers hit the wall of the 16th century Babri Masjid with iron rods, part of a mob that tore down the mosque. Thousands were killed in rioting that followed the mosque’s destruction.