Dera Sacha Khand

Defendants wait for the start of their trial at Vienna's main court, Austria. Six men entered a place of worship for an Indian Ravidass religious community on May 24, 2009 and started firing. A Sikh preacher was killed and more than a dozen others were wounded - including a second Sikh cleric - during the May 24 incident. The rampage triggered riots in several cities in northern India.

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Devotees watch as the body of slain Sant Rama Nand, a cleric of the Dera Sach Khand Sikh sect who was murdered in Austria last month, is cremated in Jalandhar, Punjab. Nand was attacked by other Sikhs wielding knives and a handgun.

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Sikhs carry the coffin containing the body of slain Sant Rama Nand who was murdered in Austria. Police fanned out as tens of thousands of followers of the Dera Sach Khand, a Sikh sect comprised of mainly "untouchables," began to gather for the funeral of their cleric.

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