Communal clash in Karnataka; 23 arrested

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According to the police, a trivial issue led in Tadasa village on Monday night led to a communal clash on Tuesday morning.

The police arrested 23 people after communal clash erupted in Shiggaon taluk of Haveri district in Karnataka leading to damage of public property and injury to several people. However, there were no fatalities, as the police intervened in time.

According to the police, a trivial issue led in Tadasa village on Monday night led to a communal clash on Tuesday morning. A resident of the village tried to cheat a trader leading to a quarrel between two communities. Later, it turned into a full-fledged fight as the mob targeted each other's homes and properties.

They also attacked the local police, who arrived at the spot to control the situation. A few miscreants also targeted the local police outpost. The police had to deploy additional forces to restore normalcy to the village. (N24India)