Indian police arrest 14 after communal clashes in New Delhi

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Indian police arrested 14 people in connection with violent clashes between Hindus and Muslims during a Hindu religious procession in the country’s capital, New Delhi, police said in a tweet on Sunday. Six police officers and several others were injured on Saturday during scuffles that marred the procession at a festival in Jahangirpuri, a suburban section of New Delhi. “Remaining rioters are being identified for strict legal action,” the police said. There were no reported deaths from the incident. In recent weeks, religious clashes have broken out between the majority Hindu and minority Musl…

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