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Maharashtra: 2 dead, 40 injured as two communities clash in Aurangabad, Section 144 imposed


A clash broke out between two groups in Maharashtra's Aurangabad on Friday night, following which many shops and vehicles set ablaze. Police used teargas shells to control violent mob in Aurangabad. .The incident has also claimed 2 lives.

Maharashtra: Clash between two groups in Aurangabad, Section 144 imposed

The clashes ensued between 2 groups after illegal water connection to a 'religious place' was reportedly disconnected.

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The security has been beefed up in the area to avoid any further violence. Also, section 144 has been imposed so that people do not assemble at a place.

Speaking on the issue, state Home Minister appealed to "maintain peace and urged to not believe in rumours". He also asserted that two people have lost their lives and several have been injured. He also said that many police officials have been injured during the clashes.

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