Mumbai: Protests over 15 pc water cut, 1 killed

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Mumbai, Dec 3: According to latest reports, one person has been killed and several others were injured, when police baton-charged demonstrators protesting against water cuts on Thursday, Dec 3.

According to officials, protestors of an NGO 'Swabhiman' started protesting against the introduction of 15 per cent water cut, in front of Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC).

Officials said, an unspecified number of agitators received injuries when the riot police used force to disperse them from the BMC headquarters in south Mumbai this afternoon.

Waving red flags and shouting slogans against BMC, the agitators pulled down barricades put up by the police and tried to barge into the Corporation headquarters, prompting the security personnel to lathicharge.

Sources said, the area has been cleared of the agitators.

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