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Curfew continues in Dhule for the fourth day
October 08, 2008 17:22 IST
Curfew in riot-hit Dhule town continued for the fourth day on Wednesday though no fresh incidents of violence were reported, police said.
Meanwhile, the death toll in the communal violence has risen to seven after three more persons died in separate incidents till Tuesday night, police and hospital sources said.
Police have arrested 200 persons and recovered swords, acid and petrol bombs.
Meanwhile, Union Minister for Home Sriprakash Jaiswal will make an on-the-spot study of the situation arising out of communal clashes in the town. Jaiswal, during his visit on Wednesday, will review the situation at the meeting with senior district officials, a Home Ministry spokesman said.
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