‘Shoot-At-Sight’ Order In Uttarakhand After Violence Over Madrassa & Mosque Demolition In Haldwani

Massive violence erupted in the Haldwani area of Nainital district on Thursday. This after a madrassa and an underground mosque-like structure were demolished. Angry locals pelted stones at the officials and set barricades and vehicles on fire. The state government imposed a curfew in the area and asked for paramilitary forces to maintain order. HT reported that the government of Uttarakhand has ordered police to “shoot rioters on sight”. Watch for more.

 

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