Three killed as communal violence brew in Haryana's Nuh, spreads to Gurugram
New Delhi : Three people have reportedly lost their lives in communal violence which started in Haryana's Nuh and later spread to Gurugram. Several others were injured in the clashes that broke out on Monday during a procession taken out by the Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).
Soon after the reports of communal violence in the region, the internet services were suspended along with prohibitory orders. The state home minister also asked Centre to provide additional force to take control over the situation.
Among the three killed, two are home guards Neeraj and Gursevak of Gurgaon police; they were both attached to the Kherki Daula police station in Gurgaon. Additionally, the authorities mentioned that another person, yet to be identified, was pronounced dead at the hospital.
Chief Minister ML Khattar has appealed to the people to maintain peace as the violence spread till Sohna Chowk near Gurugram. He said, "The current situation in Nuh highlights the utmost importance for everyone in the state to act responsibly and promote brotherhood. Through dialogue, all the issues can be resolved. It is crucial that no one engages in spreading or circulating any false information or messages. It is essential for all to respect the Constitution of India, as it applies to everyone."