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25 people injured in communal clashes in Dhulagarh, Kolkata

More than 25 people have been injured in clashes between two communities over a religious procession in Howrah's Dhulagarh


By   |  Updated On : December 21, 2016 08:45 AM
25 people injured in communal clashes in Dhulagarh, Kolkata

25 people injured in communal clashes in Dhulagarh, Kolkata

Kolkata :  

More than 25 people have been injured in clashes between two communities over a religious procession in Howrah's Dhulagarh in West Bengal on Tuesday.  

Dhulagarh, is just 28 kms from West Bengal’s capital Kolkata.  Tension erupted after an attack on the procession held to mark Eid-ul-Nabi or Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary. Houses and shops were burnt down in a retaliatory attack.  Rioters carried bombs, due to which the police have to use tear gas to bring the situation under control.

Recently, 25 people have been arrested for disturbing the communal harmony of the city.

More details awaited     

First Published: Wednesday, December 21, 2016 08:28 AM


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