13 die in Dera violence

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Panchkula: After the CBI court convicted Baba Sacha Sauda chief Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh in a 2002 rape case today afternoon, his followers went on the rampage, pelting stones and vandalising and torching vehicles.

There are reports that at least 13 persons have died and 200 injured in today’s violence

Police fired in the air and also lobbed tear gas on the protesters. The violence that flared up at Panchkula, had spread across towns in Haryana, Punjab, and Rajasthan. Even in Delhi, two empty train bogies were set on fire at Anand Vihar.

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