“Sambalpur, Odisha: Stones pelted near masjid on Hanuman Janmotsav rally, 10 police personnel injured in clashes, Sec 144 imposed”, OpIndia,13 April, 2023:
“In Odisha’s Sambalpur, a bike rally organised by ‘Hanuman Jayanti Samanyoy Samiti and Bajrang Dal came under violent stone pelting when it was passing near a masjid in the Dhanupali area, triggering clashes among two groups on Wednesday evening, April 12. As per reports, several police personnel, including the woman IIC of Dhanupali Police Station have been injured in the clashes.
Videos of the incident show continuous stone pelting near a masjid and adjacent lane. The bikes and scooters used in the rally are seen lying scattered as the stone pelting disrupts the bike rally. Police personnel were seen making futile attempts to prevent the mob from attacking, while abusive words are heard.
As per reports in the Odia media, 10 police personnel, including the ASP of Sambalpur have been injured in the violent clashes. IIC Anita Pradhan has been shifted to VIMSAR, Burla for the treatment of injuries on her face….”
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