Hindus clash with Muslims in Haryana, six injured

A screenshot of the video shows clash between Hindu and Muslim men in Khera Khalilpur village of Haryana’s Nuh district on Feb 20, 2023.

Haryana: At least six people were injured when a clash broke out between Hindus and Muslims in Khera Khalilpur village of Haryana’s Nuh district on Monday, police said told PTI.

The report quoting police said both sides engaged in stone pelting and there were also reports of shots being fired in the air. Later, some people who engaged in the clash were detained, police said.

As soon as the information about the incident was received, a heavy deployment of police personnel reached the spot. The presence of forces personnel is still there in the village to maintain peace.

The dispute, as per police, started after a 15-year-old Muslim boy was thrashed by Hindus who accused him of driving a motorcycle at high speed as an eight-year-old girl from Hindu community had a narrow escape

Though the matter was resolved there, it resurfaced on Monday and both sides clashed with each other and pelted stones. There were also reports of some shots being fired in the air, the report said.”

“As of now we have received a complaint from one party and an FIR is being registered,” said Varun Singla, Superintendent of Police, Nuh.

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