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Violence Erupts In Uttarakhand's Haldwani After Demolition Drive On Madrasa | In Pics

Violence erupted in Uttarakhand's Haldwani on Thursday night after locals in an area opposed to the demolition of an allegedly 'illegally-built' madrasa and mosque. The confrontation between locals and the authorities led to violent clashes, arson, injuries and two deaths.

Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Vehicles set on fire by miscreants after officials demolished a madrasa, in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Vehicles set on fire by miscreants over the demolition of an "illegally built" madrasa at Banbhoolpura area, in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Charred remains of vehicles lie on a road after local residents on Thursday set vehicles and a police station on fire and hurled stones, injuring more than 60 people, over the demolition of allegedly ‘illegally-built’ madrasa and an adjoining mosque, in Haldwani.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

A damaged police van on a roadside after local residents on Thursday set vehicles and a police station on fire and hurled stones, injuring more than 60 people, over the demolition of allegedly ‘illegally-built’ madrasa and an adjoining mosque, in Haldwani.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Security personnel at the site after a group of protestors hurled stones and set vehicles on fire, over the demolition of an "illegally built" madrasa at Banbhoolpura area, in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Security personnel at the site after a group of protestors hurled stones and set vehicles on fire, over the demolition of an "illegally built" madrasa at Banbhoolpura area, in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

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Communal violence in Haldwani
Communal violence in Haldwani | Photo: PTI

Security personnel at the site after a group of protestors hurled stones and set vehicles on fire after officials demolished a madrasa, in Haldwani, Uttarakhand.

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