K'taka: Two places of worship pelted stones

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Bangalore, Sep 27: In fresh incidents, two more places of worship were attacked in Karnataka, raising the number of places of worships attacked to 29 since July this year, following alleged forced conversion.

Police said some miscreants pelted stone on a place of worship in Yelahanka New Town, in the outskirts of the city on Friday, sep 26 night. City Police Commissioner Shankar M Bidri rushed to the spot and assured full protection to the places of worship.

In Mangalore, which attracted international attention following attack and violence on places of worship and prayer halls for three days from September 14, one more incident was reported last night.

Some miscreants pelted stones at a place of worship at Shambur in Bantwala taluk in the district.

Police said the glass cover of a statue on the compound wall of the place of worship was damaged in the incident.

DG and IGP R Srikumar said security has been beefed up at places of worship by deploying additional forces and police were investigating the fresh incidents.

UNI

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