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Bengaluru Violence

At least three people were killed, and dozens, including policemen, injured during violence that broke out in Bengaluru after a derogatory post targetting a community was posted on social media allegedly by a Congress MLA's relative.

August 12, 2020

Police and residents walk past charred remains of vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post, allegedly by a relative of a Congress MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Residents walk past charred remains of vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post, allegedly by a relative of a Congress MLA, in Bengaluru. Atleast three people were killed after police opened fire to quell a mob.

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Residents gather outside the residence of a Congress MLA, vandalised by a mob over a social media post allegedly by a relative of the leader, in Bengaluru. Atleast three people were killed after police opened fire to quell a mob.

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A policeman searches for documents inside a charred police vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post, allegedly by a relative of a Congress MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police stand guard next to charred remains of vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post, allegedly by a relative of a Congress MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police stand guard next to charred remains of vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post, allegedly by a relative of a Congress MLA, in Bengaluru. .

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A fire fighter douses a fire in a vehicle, set ablaze by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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A special police force team 'Garudu' deployed at the site of violence after a mob vandalised a police station and burnt vehicles over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police stand guard after a mob vandalised a police station following a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob, in Bengaluru. A mob rampaged through Bengaluru's Pulakeshi Nagar Tuesday night and vandalised a police station and a Congress legislator's residence after an alleged relative of the MLA shared a social media post purportedly on a communal issue.

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Police stand next to the charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police and Revenue Minister R Ashoka inspect as they stand near the charred remains of vehicles, vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police walk past damaged vehicles vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police next to the charred remains of a vehicle vandalised by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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Police personnel stand near a vehicle set ablaze by a mob over a social media post by a relative of a MLA, in Bengaluru.

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