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Communal tension in Amethi during Holi celebration

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Amethi | Monday, Mar 13 2017 IST
 
Communal tension prevailed in Piparpur police station area of the Amethi district today during the celebration of Holi festival. Clash took place between two communities over spraying of colour in Ramganj village. However Police took control of the situation and used mild 'lathi-charge' to disperse the rioting mob who were pelting stones on each other. Seven people received minor injuries in the clash, sources informed. Superintendent of Police Anis rushed to the spot with additional forces to control the situation. Central forces were deployed in the area. SP said that the situation was under control. Undeclared curfew was declared in the area and senior police officials were camping at the spot.UNI XC-MB PS 1600

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