Communal clash breaks out in Kerur due to ‘personal issues’, says Karnataka CM


A communal clash that broke out in Karnataka's Kerur was due to ‘personal issues’ between the two sides, chief minister Basavaraj Bommai said on Thursday, a day after violence erupted in the town over alleged eve-teasing. “Kerur incident happened due to personal issues. Police have already controlled the situation, and some arrests have been made. We've given instructions to both communities to maintain peace. Our senior officials, deputy commissioner present on the spot,” Bommai said. Meanwhile, the situation in Kerur continues to be tense, and a total of 18 people – from both the Hindu and Muslim communities – have been arrested.

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