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In pics: Deadly clashes in Mathura lead to 24 deaths

Twenty-four people, including an SP and an SHO, have been killed in the massive clash between police and encroachers that broke out in Mathura on Thursday even as Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered an inquiry.

india Updated: Jun 03, 2016 14:32 IST
HT Correspondent
Injured being treated after clashes between police and activists at a hospital in Mathura.
Injured being treated after clashes between police and activists at a hospital in Mathura.(Hindustan Times)

Twenty-one people, including an SP and an SHO, have been killed in the massive clash between police and encroachers that broke out in Mathura on Thursday even as Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has ordered an inquiry.

Warning: Some of the images below may be disturbing.

A fire breaks out after clashes between police and encroachers, who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
The violence had erupted when police were trying to evict illegal occupants, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, from Jawahar Bagh yesterday on the directions of the Allahabad High Court. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
In Lucknow, chief minister Akhilesh Yadav ordered a probe by the divisional commissioner of Mathura, an official spokesperson said. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
The encroachers, who have been on a protest for two years, demand “cancellation of the elections” of the President and Prime Minister of India. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
Some people died from police fire, but 11 deaths occurred when the gas cylinders burst and set fire to the area. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
Two bullets hit Station Officer (Farah), Santosh Yadav, who was declared dead on arrival by doctors at Niyati Hospital. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)
A policeman is treated after being injured in clashes with activists, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, at a hospital in Mathura. (Anant Ram/HT Photo)