9 killed in communal riots in Muzaffarnagar, curfew clamped

Sat Sep 07 2013, 21:55 hrs
At least nine persons, including a TV channel journalist, were killed and 34 injured on September 7 as fresh violence between members of two communities erupted in Muzaffarnagar, after which indefinite curfew was imposed and the army deployed to help maintain law and order. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
At least nine persons, including a TV channel journalist, were killed and 34 injured on September 7 as fresh violence between members of two communities erupted in Muzaffarnagar, after which indefinite curfew was imposed and the army deployed to help maintain law and order. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Tension running high since three persons were killed in Kawal village on August 27 today burst into clashes in several parts of the district. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Tension running high since three persons were killed in Kawal village on August 27 today burst into clashes in several parts of the district. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
A television channel's part-time correspondent and a photographer hired by police were among those killed in the violence. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
A television channel's part-time correspondent and a photographer hired by police were among those killed in the violence. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Nine persons were killed-two in Muzaffarnagar town, three each in Bhopa police station area and Shapur area and one in Sikhera police station area, District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Nine persons were killed-two in Muzaffarnagar town, three each in Bhopa police station area and Shapur area and one in Sikhera police station area, District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Curfew was imposed in Civil lines, Kotwali and Nai Mandi of Muzaffarnagar town. Officials in the district said at least 34 people were injured. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Curfew was imposed in Civil lines, Kotwali and Nai Mandi of Muzaffarnagar town. Officials in the district said at least 34 people were injured. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Late on Saturday night, a Home Department spokesman said in Lucknow that army personnel have been deployed in the riot-hit areas of the district to help civil authorities maintain law and order. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)
Late on Saturday night, a Home Department spokesman said in Lucknow that army personnel have been deployed in the riot-hit areas of the district to help civil authorities maintain law and order. (IE Photo: Gajendra Yadav)

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