Curfew in Hyderabad after religious clashes

Following three days of clashes between Hindus and Muslims that left one person killed and 80 others wounded, since Monday night government imposed a curfew in the Muslim-majority old part of the southern city of Hyderabad, police officials said on Tuesday.

Clashes erupted over on Saturday when a Hindu group replaced Muslim flags with Hindu ones on the streets during a festival. A Hindu youth was stabbed to death by unidentified persons at Kilwat near Charminar on Monday afternoon. Police officials said five mosques and one Hindu temple were damaged during the clashes and at least 110 persons were arrested.