Ranchi under heavy police cover as two die of gunshot wounds during Prophet row protest

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Jharkhands capital Ranchi has been blanketed by heavy police cover as two persons succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained during Fridays protest against controversial remarks on Prophet Mohammad by suspended BJP spokespersons as Hindutva outfits called for a bandh on Saturday against the violence.

Around 2,500 police personnel, including one IG rank and DIG rank officer each, six SP rank officers, 100 DSP rank officers besides two Rapid Action Force (RAF) battalions, have been deployed in sensitive areas of Ranchi city, IG (Operations) Amol V Homkar told


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