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In pics: Communal clashes hit east Delhi's Trilokpuri

Hindustan Times | By, New Delhi
Oct 27, 2014 09:57 AM IST

Two consecutive days of violence and the prevailing tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri have forced many families to flee their homes to safety. Here is a photo essay capturing the somber mood in the area that is in tatters.

Two consecutive days of violence and the prevailing tension in east Delhi's Trilokpuri have forced many families to flee their homes to safety. The violence that began on Thursday night spilled over to Saturday, spreading panic among people. The locals are still unaware of the reason behind the sudden communal tension.

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A Rapid Action Force jawan takes stock in Trilokpuri, after communal clashes in New Delhi, India. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)
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Over 14 people, including 13 policemen, have been injured in communal clashes in Trilokpuri in east Delhi. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)
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Property worth crores has been damaged, with the mobs torching several shops and vehicles. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)
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The police imposed Section 144 in the area on Saturday and personnel of the anti-riot Rapid Action Force (RAF) were deployed to quell the spiral of violence. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)


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The police and RAF personnel took over almost all blocks and were marching the streets in anti-riot gear. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)
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Over 60 people have been arrested in an effort to curb the violence. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)
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A RAF jawan guards a closed gate as residents look on, in Trilokpuri. (Mohd. Zakir/ HT Photo)


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A burnt Nano car after clashes at Trilokpuri. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

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Policemen patrol as brick bats are seen at a road in Trilokpuri. (Virendra Singh Gosain/HT Photo)

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