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Communal violence grips Telangana’s Bhainsa

Police personnel inspect a bike and a house that was burnt down in communal violence that took place in Bhainsa town late on Sunday night.

Police personnel inspect a bike and a house that was burnt down in communal violence that took place in Bhainsa town late on Sunday night.   | Photo Credit: S. Harpal Singh

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Two policemen including DSP injured; reason for violence not immediately known

Two groups of people clashed in Bhainsa town of Nirmal district around late in the night on Sunday, January 12. District Superintendent of Police C. Shashidhar Raju and Bhainsa CI Venugopal Rao received minor injuries in the violence and were being treated at a local hospital.

According to reports, both sections hurled stones at each other at the Korbagalli locality. Instances of arson were also reported, where three motorcycles were allegedly burnt by unidentified miscreants.

The reason for the incident was not immediately known. Police forces were being rushed to the town.

Bhainsa is a communally sensitive town in former composite Adilabad district. The last time this town saw communal violence was in October 2008.

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