Tension grips old Hyderabad after group clash

Hyderabad City
Hyderabad, Oct 30: Tension gripped parts of Old City area on Monday, Oct 29 following a group clash, police said. The incident happened at late hours of the night. Members belonging to different communities pelted stones at each other after alleged burning of a religious flag, police said.

The trouble began at around 9.30 pm after members of a community held demonstrations and raised slogans over removal of the flag that was erected during a recent festival. Additional police force was deployed in the affected areas of Tappachabutra, Kulsumpura and Jiyaguda, they said, adding the situation was under control.


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