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India: Curfew imposed in Jodhpur following Hindu-Muslim clashes

Policemen patrol a day after communal clashes in Jahangirpuri, a neighbourhood in northwest Delhi [File: Rishi Lekhi/AP Photo] Government authorities have imposed a curfew and cut off internet connections in an area of Jodhpur, the capital of northern India’s Rajasthan state, following fresh altercations between the Hindu and Muslim communities there. Al Jazeera’s Elizabeth Puranam said there was a “very heavy police presence” in the Jalori Gate area, following more fighting between the two groups. The clashes began on Monday during religious festivals for both communities, each of whom wanted to raise religious flags in the same area. Muslims […]

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