Police fire in the air, baton charge mob at Mumbai railway station

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Mumbai, Sep.1 (ANI): Police on Tuesday resorted to firing in the air and baton charging irate passengers near a Mumbai railway station.

According to preliminary television reports, the incident took place at the Nala Sopara Railway Station nin Thane District, as the passengers expressed their anger over the delay and disruption of local train services.

Police first baton charged the mob and then fired in the air. No casualties were immediately reported from the venue of the incident.

Nala Sopara is a city and a municipal council in Thane district. It is a town within the Mumbai Conurbation. The population of the city is 184,664 (2001 census). It is also the name of a railway station on the Mumbai suburban railway on the Western Railway railway line. (ANI)

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