Curfew continues in Sirsa town
Sirsa (Haryana): Authorities on Sunday decided to continue for the second consecutive day the curfew imposed in this Haryana town after violent clashes between followers of the controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect and the Sikh community.
Although no violence has been reported in the past 12 hours, tension continues to brew between the two sides, police officials said.
The clash between the Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers and members of the Sikh community left at least 12 people injured, police said. Six vehicles were also set on fire by the mobs. The clash took place at the Valmiki chowk area of Sirsa town.
The injured were admitted to various hospitals for treatment. The district administration has requisitioned 15 companies of para-military forces to help the administration maintain law and order.
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