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Death toll in Bharatpur violence rises to ten

With one more person succumbing to injuries on Monday, the toll in last week's violence in Bharatpur has risen to 10, police said.

jaipur Updated: Sep 26, 2011 15:12 IST

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With one more person succumbing to injuries on Monday, the toll in last week's violence in Bharatpur has risen to 10, police said.

"40-year-old Shabbir, a resident of Pathravli village of Gopalgarh, was admitted to Sawai Man Singh government hospital in Jaipur and died at around 1 am today," the police said.

He was injured during the violent clashes between Mev Muslims and Gujjars following a land-related dispute on September 14 in Gopalgarh area of the district, they said, adding that out of the 10 deceased, families of five have refused to take their bodies.

"Five bodies have been buried so far and rest five bodies (two at Bharatpur and three at Jaipur) have not been accepted by their family members," the police said.

Meanwhile, a relaxation of 12 hours, from 7 am to 7 pm, was made to the curfew which was imposed in the affected areas of Gopalgarh, Kaman, Jurehra, Pahadi and Sikari following the September 14 violence.

First Published: Sep 26, 2011 15:11 IST

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