Aurangabad, May 12: One person killed and more than 30 injured after a clash broke out between two groups in Maharashtra’s Aurangabad on Friday night, according to media reports.
Meanwhile, at least 10 policemen have been also wounded including three junior officers, the Indian Express reported. However, there is no official confirmation of the causalities yet.
Police deployed in #Maharashtra's Aurangabad after clash between two groups last night. Section 144 (prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) has been imposed in the city. pic.twitter.com/JPwd1evPxU
— ANI (@ANI) May 12, 2018
Followed by this, many shops and vehicles were torched. Several incidents of stone pelting and arson were also surfaced. In certain pockets, police had to resort to lathicharging and lobbing tear gas shells to control the situation.
In the wake of violence, Internet services have been suspended.
The authorities have also imposed Section 144(prohibits assembly of more than 4 people in an area) in the city.
“I would like to appeal to the people of Aurangabad to remain peaceful and not taken law unto themselves,” said Aurangabad acting Police Commissioner, Milind Bharambe.