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Violence in Vadodara: Dispute erupts in Vadodara amid fireworks, stone-pelting and petrol bombs thrown

Vadodara:Heavy stone pelting took place on the night of Diwali in Panigate, a sensitive area of ​​Vadodara. Around 12:30 pm, there was a dispute between fireworks in the area and stone pelting started between the two sides. During this, many vehicles were damaged and some vehicles also got arson. The miscreants threw petrol bombs at the police who reached the spot. By switching off the street lights, the police had some difficulty in catching the miscreants. The situation was brought under control after about one and a half hours. Vadodara Police has arrested 19 people in this entire incident.

CCTV surveillance
Police is investigating the whole matter by taking out the CCTV footage. Along with this, information is being taken from other eyewitnesses. The police van was also attacked with petrol bombs. After this, when DCP Yashpal himself was patrolling in the Jaganiya area, a petrol bomb fell near his feet. In which they survived only. Vadodara Police DCP Yashpal Jagania said that stone pelting and arson was also done near Muslim Medical Center located in Panigate area.

Third incident in four months
Even before Navratri, the atmosphere in this area was disturbed. Even before this there was a dispute in this area. Even then the two sides had come face to face and there was vandalism and stone pelting. Then the police had caught around 20 people. A Vadodara police official said that in the preliminary investigation, the dispute started with bursting of crackers. When the matter progressed due to the altercation, stone pelting started. The mischievous elements who were trying to spoil the atmosphere took advantage of this and started arson after the demolition. The police officer said that four teams are probing the incident. Strict action will be taken against those who disturb the peace of the city.



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