Clashes in Aurangabad
Clashes in Aurangabad

Section 144 imposed, internet services blocked in Aurangabad

ANI | Updated: May 12, 2018 12:00 IST

Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], May 12 (ANI): Section 144 has been imposed and Police have been deployed in Maharashtra's Aurangabad after clashes broke out between two groups Friday night.

Internet services have also been blocked in the area.

Police said that the sitution is under control now.

Clashes broke out when the Aurangabad Municipal Corporation cut water connection in the area, owing to non-clearance of bills.

According to initial information, water connection was also cut at one of the religious places, after which things took a violent turn.

Around 50 shops were gutted in the clashes, and hundreds of youths took to the streets to pelt stones, as the issue turned into a communal clash.

Police had to resort to teargas shelling to contain the situation. The clashes left many injured, including police personnel. However, the police are yet to confirm any death in the clashes. (ANI)