Stones pelted at shops during stir against film
Madurai: Tension prevailed in one area of the city after activists of Muslim organisations pelted stones at a few shops demanding their closure during an agitation called to protest a controversial American movie, deemed offensive to Islam.
The protestors shouted slogans against the US, burnt an American flag and also an effigy of Barack Obama, police said.
A strong police contingent has been posted in the area.
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