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No mosque was set on fire in Delhi in February 2020.

The Wire news article and the video uploaded by The BBC News Urdu confirms that a mosque was set on fire at Ashok Nagar in Delhi.

A video documented and published by The Wire states that a mosque in Ashok Nagar area was set on fire. A Hanuman flag was placed on the minaret of the mosque. Water hoses being used to douse the fire can be seen in the video.

Also, India Today in a report stated that a mosque situated at Ashok Nagar area in northeast Delhi was vandalised and was set on fire by the unidentified miscreants.

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