Colombo Telegraph

Hindu, Muslim Clashes In India: 28 killed, Army deployed

Indian army soldiers have been deployed in Muzaffarnagar in northern Uttar Pradesh state after 28 people were killed in religious clashes, several villages are under curfew after violence between Hindus and Muslims, the BBC reported.

According to the BBC, the clashes were sparked by the killing of three men after they protested against the alleged harassment of a local woman. Later the circulation of a fake video showing two men being lynched led to more violence, which spread to neighbouring villages in the district.

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