Security has been stepped up Mumbai, after two people were killed and dozens injured in a protest denouncing ethnic riots. Demonstrators took to the streets in reaction to alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar before the chaos ensued. Al Jazeera's Stephanie Scawen reports.
TV9 EXCLUSIVE : Two people died at Mumbai's Azad Maidan after a protest over the ethnic violence in Assam turned violent. The police had to fire in the air and lathicharge the crowds after a section of them burnt vehicles, including media vans on Saturday evening.People started coming into Azad Maidan grounds by 12 noon. Within a few hours there were over 5000 people gathered. Sporting black badges, members and activists of several organisations converged and expressed concern over the ethnic violence in Assam.Watch Mumbai police commissioner Arup Patnaik's Behavior during Violence..