Communal clash in Maharashtra town; 3 injured

Three persons were injured as members of two communities pelted stones and indulged in arson at Newase town near here Thursday, police said.

Ahmednagar: Three persons were injured as
members of two communities pelted stones and indulged in arson at Newase town near here Thursday, police said.

Three shops were torched by the rioters at Newase, about 50km from here in Western Maharashtra, they said.

Three persons - a police inspector and two reporters
covering the incident - were injured in stone pelting, police
said, adding the clash started over some petty issue.
Additional force has been deployed in the town, where
situation in under control, DCP Krishna Prakash said.

PTI

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