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Hindus, Muslims pelt stones at each other as violence erupts yet again in Ballabhgarh

02, Jul 2015

Hindus, Muslims threw bricks and bottles from rooftops, mosque desecrated again, said Police.
Written by Aniruddha Ghosal | Atali (ballabhgarh) |
Violence erupted at Atali in Ballabhgarh once again on Wednesday after Hindus and Muslims in the village pelted stones on three separate occasions. At least four people were injured in the violence, police said.
Though police claimed that it was too early to identify the trigger for the violence, residents said the first clash took place in the morning when namaz was being read at the mosque. “We were praying at the mosque when stones were thrown. At the same time, the Hindus in the adjacent temple were participating in a kirtan using loudspeakers and this sparked the violence,” Nizam Ali alleged.

 

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