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Belagavi: Violence broke out again in the thickly populated khanjar Galli, Khadak Galli, Ghee Galli, Jalgar Galli and Darbar Galli on Monday midnight as miscreants indulged in indiscriminate stone throwing that left a top police officer badly injured. Several vehicles were torched and many houses and vehicles got damaged. According to eyewitnesses many people were injured in stone pelting.Before the fire fighters and police rushed to the spot, irreparable damage had already been caused to the public property in these localities. A few weeks ago, similar violence had broken out in the same areas.

According to sources two groups from two different communities are believed to have indulged in stone pelting on Monday mid night in the above said areas. Many stone pelters will be arrested today based on CCTV footage.