Photos: Tension prevails in Mumbai's Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

A clash between two groups over a minor incident resulted in tense scenes in the Lalbaug area of central Mumbai.

Sachin Gokhale January 05, 2015 12:00:47 IST
Photos: Tension prevails in Mumbai's Lalbaug area after clash between two groups
Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Tension prevailed in the Lalbaug area of central Mumbai after a clash between Hindu and Muslim youths over a minor accident. Some vehicles were damaged in the ensuing violence. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria visited the location and appealed for calm. The reason for the clash between the two groups remained unclear. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Police in riot gear after the clash between two groups in the Lalbaug area of central Mumbai. While one report said a minor accident resulted in the clash another said that a group of youth participating in a Eid procession had attacked a traffic constable. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Police commissioner Rakesh Maria with police personnel in Lalbaug. There were reports of minor injuries after clashes between two groups. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

A motorcycle that was damaged in the violence in Lalbaug. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

A vehicle that was damaged in the violence. The police appealed to people not to spread rumours about the incident. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Police outside the Bharatmata theatre in central Mumbai after the clash between the two groups in Lalbaug. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

Police officials patrol the streets in the Lalbaug area after the clash between the two groups. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

Photos Tension prevails in Mumbais Lalbaug area after clash between two groups

An empty street in the Lalbaug area of central Mumbai on Sunday night. Sachin Gokhale/ Firstpost

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