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    India deploys army to quell communal violence

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Hundreds of troops have been deployed to quell deadly riots and clashes between rival communities in northern India, sparked by the killing of three villagers who had objected when a young woman was being harassed. Indian television station NDTV said at least 31 people had been killed in two days of violence in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh state. Al Jazeera's Karishma Vyas reports from New Delhi.