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Curfew totally lifted in Dhule

india Updated: Oct 17, 2008 12:05 IST
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The district administration on Friday lifted curfew from the riot-hit Dhule township, after it was clamped on Cctober five following a communal riot, police said.

The situation in Dhule is normal with commercial establishments, educational institutions, government offices and other trading activities are working normal.

The township witnessed communal riots over tearing the banner of a Hindu outfit on October 5, claiming ten lives and injuring atleast 170 people.

Police have arrested 407 persons in connection with the riots.

More than 275 big and small shops had been damaged by the rioters and five industrial units were also burnt. Many houses were also ransacked and burnt during the riots, government official sources said on Friday.