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India: 19 Killed as Police Expel Protesters From Makeshift Camp

At least 19 people were killed in clashes late Thursday in northern India when police tried to evacuate a park illegally inhabited by thousands of sect members. Two police officers were among those killed while attempting to expel around 3,000 followers of a semi-religious sect who had been illegally occupying the patch of land in the city of Mathura for two years. Hundreds of members of the Swadhin Bharat Vidhik Satyagrah group were arrested during the evacuation, which began after...

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