Communal violence in Bhainsa town again, six injured

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  8 March 2021 5:00 AM GMT
Communal violence in Bhainsa town again, six injured

Hyderabad: Six people suffered serious wounds when communal clashes broke out in Bhainsa town of Telangana's Nirmal district on Sunday evening. The incident occurred at Zulifkar lane on late Sunday evening when an altercation broke out between two groups over modified motorbike silencers, officials said.

"According to preliminary reports, a scuffle broke out between two bikers at Zulikar lane on late Sunday night. Later their supporters joined in and stone-pelting ensued. At least one bike was set ablaze and six suffered injuries," a senior officer at Nirmal Collectorate told NewsMeter.

A video showing a house in flames has now gone viral. Senior police officials said additional forces have been deployed to control the situation. A curfew-like situation prevailed in the area. During the clashes, couple of police personnel and journalist covering the incident suffered injuries. The victims have been shifted to a private hospital in Hyderabad.

Rachakonda police have warned anti-social elements against fanning communal violence in the city. Police have warned people against spreading rumors and sharing videos on social media to inflame passions. "WhatsApp admins to keep watch on postings and immediately delete controversial posts. The general public is requested to Dial 100 and seek clarification on any news" police said.

It is to recall that May last, the highly sensitive Bhainsa town witnessed communal classes, the Mayhem cost people's life and property.

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