Clashes, violence, deaths: Mathura on the boil

Updated On Jun 03, 2016 05:53 PM IST
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At least 24 people, including two cops, were killed in violent clashes between the police and illegal occupants of a land in Mathura’s Jawahar Bagh area on June 2, 2016. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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At least 24 people, including two cops, were killed in violent clashes between the police and illegal occupants of a land in Mathura’s Jawahar Bagh area on June 2, 2016. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times)

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Police began the operation to clear the Jawahar Bagh park in Mathura on June 2 after a court ordered authorities to clear the squatters, who were living in the park since 2014. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Police began the operation to clear the Jawahar Bagh park in Mathura on June 2 after a court ordered authorities to clear the squatters, who were living in the park since 2014. (PTI)

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This image made from video shows policemen and paramilitary soldiers near the Jawahar Bagh park in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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This image made from video shows policemen and paramilitary soldiers near the Jawahar Bagh park in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP)

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Fire breaks out after clashes between the police and the encroachers at Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Fire breaks out after clashes between the police and the encroachers at Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI)

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A house is set on fire after clashes between the police and the encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A house is set on fire after clashes between the police and the encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI)

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The encroachers were from a semi-religious sect, who describe themselves as ‘Satyagrahis’. They had occupied the park in the Jawahar Bagh area for over two years. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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The encroachers were from a semi-religious sect, who describe themselves as ‘Satyagrahis’. They had occupied the park in the Jawahar Bagh area for over two years. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times)

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Two police officers were among those killed in the violence which erupted in Jawahar Bagh area on June 2, 2016. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Two police officers were among those killed in the violence which erupted in Jawahar Bagh area on June 2, 2016. (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times)

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More than 370 people have been arrested for their alleged part in the overnight violence in Jawahar Bagh area in Mathura. (Anant Ram/Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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More than 370 people have been arrested for their alleged part in the overnight violence in Jawahar Bagh area in Mathura. (Anant Ram/Hindustan Times)

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Several huts caught fire after clashes between police and encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Several huts caught fire after clashes between police and encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI)

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Farah Police Station SHO Santosh Yadav, who died in clashes with protesters, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Farah Police Station SHO Santosh Yadav, who died in clashes with protesters, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)

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Injured being treated after clashes between police and protesters, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Injured being treated after clashes between police and protesters, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)

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An injured policeman seen during the clashes between the police and the encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An injured policeman seen during the clashes between the police and the encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)

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Injured being treated after clashes between police and activists at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Injured being treated after clashes between police and activists at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)

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Policemen patrol the entrance to a park where clashes between police and protesters claimed several lives in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Policemen patrol the entrance to a park where clashes between police and protesters claimed several lives in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP)

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Police personnel arrest an encroacher during the clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Police personnel arrest an encroacher during the clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (PTI)

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An encroacher being taken to the district hospital on a stretcher after he got injured during the clashes on June 2, 2016. (PTI) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An encroacher being taken to the district hospital on a stretcher after he got injured during the clashes on June 2, 2016. (PTI)

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Image made from video shows paramilitary soldiers detaining an unidentified man from the site of violent clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Image made from video shows paramilitary soldiers detaining an unidentified man from the site of violent clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP)

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An image made from video shows paramilitary soldiers charging at protesters near the site of violent clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An image made from video shows paramilitary soldiers charging at protesters near the site of violent clashes in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP)

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Injured policemen after clashes between police and encroachers, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016 (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Injured policemen after clashes between police and encroachers, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 2, 2016 (Anant Ram/ Hindustan Times)

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An injured policeman with a doctor at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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An injured policeman with a doctor at a hospital in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Anil Aggarwal/ Hindustan Times)

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Police personnel guard an entrance to a park where clashes between police and protesters claimed several lives in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP) View Photos in a new improved layout
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Police personnel guard an entrance to a park where clashes between police and protesters claimed several lives in Mathura on June 2, 2016. (AP)

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A file photo of Station House Officer (SHO) of Farah Police Station Santosh Kumar Yadav who died after clashes between cops and encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A file photo of Station House Officer (SHO) of Farah Police Station Santosh Kumar Yadav who died after clashes between cops and encroachers who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Hindustan Times)

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A file photo of Superintendent of Police Mukul Dwivedi, who died after clashes between police and encroachers, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Hindustan Times) View Photos in a new improved layout
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A file photo of Superintendent of Police Mukul Dwivedi, who died after clashes between police and encroachers, believed to be of Azad Bharat Vidhik Vaicharik Kranti Satyagrahi, who were being evicted from Jawahar Bagh in Mathura on June 02, 2016. (Hindustan Times)

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