Jat stir: Army called in as violence escalates

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Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Authorities in Haryana called in the army in a few districts, including Rohtak, on Friday evening after the agitation by Jat protestors turned violent.

Haryana DGP Y.P. Singhal told the media here that the army has been called in Rohtak, Jhajjar, Sonipat, Bhiwani and Hisar districts.

He said that a leader-less mob of the Jat community was moving in Rohtak town and resorting to violence.

He said that someone from the protestors fired at Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in Rohtak town.

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