Mathura violence: Rajnath reviews situation, assures help

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the situation in Uttar Pradesh`s Mathura city where a police sub-inspector and superintendent of police among 20 others were killed during an anti-encroachment drive.

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday reviewed the situation in Uttar Pradesh`s Mathura city where a police sub-inspector and superintendent of police among 20 others were killed during an anti-encroachment drive.

"Spoke to UP CM Shri Akhilesh Yadav and reviewed the situation in Mathura. I have also assured him of all possible help from the Centre," tweeted Singh.

He further tweeted: "Anguished over the loss of lives in the incidents of violence in Mathura. May God give strength to the bereaved families to bear the loss."

On Thursday, a mob went on rampage after police took action against them for encroaching upon a major part of a government land.
 

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