Communal clashes, arson in Vadodara; police lob teargas shells
VADODARA: Police lobbed several teargas shells in
Kumbharwad area of the city here on Thursday to control clashes between two
different religious groups.
“Mobs belonging to different communities indulged in
violent clashes, pelted stones at each other, set several vehicles on fire and
damaged several shops,” police said.
“Stone pelting was reported from the area. The cause
behind the incident is not known but apparently it was due to some photo
circulated on the social media,” Vadodara Police Commissioner E Radhakrishnan
Radhakrishnan accompanied by senior officials rushed
to spot to bring the situation under control. State Reserve Police and the
Rapid Action Force teams have been deployed for maintaining law and order, the