BENGALURU: The havoc wrought by marauding mobs during the September 12 violence that gripped Bengaluru over the Cauvery river dispute, is much more severe than initially estimated.
The inventory of property damage presents a worrying picture: 159 vehicles, private and public, were gutted in arson. At least 108 of these were six-wheelers, 25 were four-wheelers and 25 were two-wheelers, while 111 vehicles suffered damages. Initially, authorities had spoken of only about 125 vehicles being torched or damaged.
About 37 shops and houses were attacked and vandalized, while 49 policemen and 17 civilians were hospitalized for injuries in the violence. One person was killed in police firing and another fell to death from a three-storey building, while fleeing lathi-wielding policemen.
Police arrested 565 people in 193 cases registered so far in connection with the violence. Police sources said investigations point to spontaneous violence rather than planned riots.
（注： 印度科技重镇班加罗尔12日因当地法院一纸关于水源的裁决陷入暴乱。在当地持续干旱的情况下，法院判决要求南部的卡纳塔克邦(Karnataka)将科弗里河(Cauvery)的部分用水转移给邻邦泰米尔纳德邦(Tamil Nadu)，以保证“高产值”的科技企业的运转，引发大批农民不满。 当地人纵火焚烧挂有泰米尔纳德邦车牌的车辆，警方为制止暴动开枪，造成至少2人死亡 ）
Brand Bengaluru has sustained irreparable image loss due to Cauveri controversy.
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Not only deep scar but also the hooliganic nature of kannada people was exposed. what a pity. Hereafter investors and MNCs will have a second thought before investing in BANGALORE. SHAME on Karnataka. you should have fought with SC rather than fight with TAMILIANS on the roads. It was the courts who ordered you and not tamilians
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With an impotent CM and Govt, what can you expect!
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Pasupathy Nemam Natarajan
What about the cheap politicians and irresponsible media for instigating and spreading rumours? Will they ever be brought to bopk?
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Have they arrested culprits???
Hope the animals will not be allowed to attack human beings again in Bangalore.
Supreme Court should refrain from allotting share of water when its judges can not guarantee enough rains for Karnataka ? Why are these judges get themselves infulenced by TN so much ?
a solution may be reaches with meaningful dialogue between the chief minister of both Karnataka and Tamil Nadu .
yes and ban all products from TN sold in bangalore
What a disgrace that security forces have to be deployed to prevent Indians destroying our own country.