Maharashtra: Communal clash in Aurangabad

Aurangabad: At least 100 shops were gutted on Saturday morning after the situation turned violent following clashes between two groups over water in Maharashtra's Aurangabad city on Friday night. Reports of one casualty have emerged, it is yet to be confirmed by authorities or law enforcement agencies. On Friday, clashes ensued between 2 groups after illegal water connection to a 'religious place' was reportedly disconnected. Several parts city witnessed youths from two groups taking to streets and attacking each other with some pelting stones. Several vehicles were also burnt. One of the person died due to police firing. Section 144 of the CrPC was later imposed in Aurangabad city.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other :Town
Number of victims 117 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other Was cross FIR filed 0
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Investigating agency State Police Victim's lawyer
Role of police Need confirmation :10 of the policemen were injured Current status
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Date of incident: May 12, 2018
Nature of Violence
  • Breaking vehicles
  • Communal tension/Violence/Riot
  • Demolition/Attack on property
  • Causal factors
  • Instigate Communal Riots / Clash
  • Name of the victim : Not available
    Name of Perpetrator Unknown
    State Maharashtra
    District/City Aurangabad
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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