Shia, Sunni clash leaves 15 injured in Muzaffarnagar

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 22:24

Muzaffarnagar: Atleast 15 persons were
injured following clashes between Shias and Sunnis after a
violent mob of Shias allegedly burnt down several shops and
damaged property at Rithala village under Meerapur police
station here this evening.

According to police, trouble arose, when fire broke out
in a religious place of the Shias and violent mob burnt 12
shops and looted property.

Senior police officials rushed to the spot and brought
the situation under control, police sources said.

Meanwhile, tension continue to prevail in the area and
extra police force was deployed control the situation.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, December 29, 2009 - 22:24
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