Around 300 communal incidents this year: UP and Karnataka on top

Close to 300 communal incidents took place in the country in the first five months of this year with Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka topping the list.Across the country, 44 people were killed and another 892 suffered injuries in communal incidents. Among the 296 incidents reported this year till May, UP accounted for 60 of them while Karnataka registered 36. In UP, 16 people were killed and another 151 injured in such incidents while in Karnataka three people lost their lives and another 93 were wounded.Other states were higher number of communal incidents reported this year were Madhya Pradesh (2
Source: DH