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Kasganj Violence: Door of Mosque set ablaze by some miscreants

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 5 Feb 2018 7:05 AM GMT

Kasganj Violence: Door of Mosque set ablaze by some miscreants
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Kasganj Violence: Door of Mosque set ablaze by some miscreants
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Kasganj: In an attempt to destroy the communal harmony, a door of Mosque in Kasganj district of Uttar Pradesh was set ablaze by some miscreants on Monday.

The incident took place near sabzi mandi in Ganjdundwara area of the district. Senior police officers were immediately rushed to the spot to pacified the angry mob.

The police also lodged an FIR against some unknown people and claimed the situation to be under control.

Senior officials said that they were monitoring the situation and added that no violence took place.

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"The situation is being closely monitored. The district administration is on the spot. Peace was returning to the area. No one behind this mischief will be spared," a state Home Department stated.

It may be mentioned that Kasganj has been burning since January 26, Republic Day. Violence had erupted amid an unauthorised motorcycle rally carried out by ABVP members.

While the bikers were passing through a Muslim-populated region, some miscreants started stone-pelting which sparked the violence. It claimed the life of a 19-year-old boy named Chandan, while another sustained severe injuries.

Property worth millions was vandalised and set on fire by the protesting youth.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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