Riots in Punjab

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The killing of a Sikh religious leader in Vienna, Austria, on May 24 resulted in two days of rioting by supporters in several cities in India. Thousands of passengers were stranded when railways were closed in the Punjab region due to the riots. The rioting abated after security forces came out and a curfew was imposed. 

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The killing of a Sikh religious leader in Vienna, Austria, on May 24 resulted in two days of rioting by supporters in several cities in India. Thousands of passengers were stranded when railways were closed in the Punjab region due to the riots. The rioting abated after security forces came out and a curfew was imposed.