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Rashly driven car enters into crowd, no casualties

New Delhi: A "rashly driven" car allegedly rammed into a crowd near a mosque in Shahdara in east Delhi when devotees were leaving after Eid prayers on Wednesday, police said. The investigating agency said that no one was injured in the incident. Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern range) Alok Kumar said that in the Khureji area of Shahdara District during the dispersal after namaz a Honda city passed through which was being driven rashly. No injury has been reported so far.

"There was consternation in the public due to rash driving and they became agitated and gathered at Khureji chowk. Police acting swiftly dispersed the crowd by persuasion. Aman committee of the area also helped in dispersing the crowd. The situation is peaceful. Legal action is being taken and further investigation is done," added Joint CP Kumar.

Police added that during the probe it has been learnt that the vehicle in question was stolen from the area of Madhu Vihar police station on 30th May. It is likely that the person driving the vehicle panicked at the idea of being caught. There were claims that 17 persons were injured. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Shahdara) Meghna Yadav however refuted such claims and stated that no one was injured in the case.

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