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Curfew clamped after communal clashes escape in Rajasthan’s Baran; web suspended

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Curfew clamped after communal clashes escape in Rajasthan’s Baran

Curfew was clamped and web providers suspended in Chhabra city of Rajasthan’s Baran district on Sunday as communal clashes broke out, leaving a number of outlets and autos set on fireplace, whereas different outlets have been looted, police mentioned. Senior officers, together with the Inspector General of Police, the District Collector, and the Superintendent of Police, have been holding a high-level assembly.

Police mentioned that two teams from completely different communities pelted stones on one another on Sunday and torched autos parked round after placing six outlets afire. A number of outlets have been additionally looted and police carried out a baton cost to disperse the group.

The District Collector introduced the imposition of curfew within the night and later, the Divisional Commissioner introduced the suspension of web.

Sunday’s conflict was an extension of an incident reported on Saturday, when Kamal Singh, a resident of Ahmedpura, confronted feedback whereas he was shopping for fruits. The matter escalated when the opposite facet took out sharp knives. The shopkeepers current there intervened, however within the meantime, two individuals have been injured and brought to the hospital for remedy.

After the incident, individuals reached the native police station and demanded motion in opposition to the accused. Police interrogated three youths and took them in custody.

However, on Sunday, just a few individuals gathered in the identical space whereas individuals from different communities additionally got here there.

As members of the 2 communities got here head to head, they began pelting stones at one another, and the matter escalated with the arson and looting.

The fireplace brigade was additionally vandalised, earlier than police reached the spot, and used drive to disperse the mob.

A number of individuals have been taken into custody, police mentioned.

(With IANS inputs)

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