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Tension in Ajmer over cracker bursting

Written by: Staff

Ajmer, Oct 24 (UNI) Tension erupted between two communities in Muslim-dominated Longiya area here today over bursting of crackers during Diwali.

The police had to resort to firing air pellets to disperse the agitated crowd.

According to sources, a dispute between two communities over bursting of crackers on Diwali had made the area tense.

When a police team reached the site today, Longiya resident Dr Shoaib and a few others started pelting stones.

Some Hindus also started pelting stones at them.

The police had to resort to firing air pellets to disperse the crowd. Dr Shoaib has been taken into custody.

Meanwhile, the peace committee is holding its meeting. According to police, the situation is under control.


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