Taj Mahal closed to tourists after India riots

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(Reuters) - Police closed the Taj Mahal and placed parts of Agra city under curfew on Wednesday after Indian Muslims burned trucks and battled police to protest the deaths of four community members hit by a lorry.
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"With curfew imposed in six police circles of Agra, the area in and around Taj Mahal is also completely shut to public as a precautionary measure," Lal said.

Full Story: http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20070829/...s_protest_dc_1
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It's a terrible tragedy for the families involved, but it was an accident it sounds like. There with Allah now. Not a bad thing if your a believer.
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I would guess that this protest is against truck drivers, who, in general, often drive murderously.
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Times of Inda says "Taj Mahal to remain open for tourists"

maybe it was closed for yesterday only..
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Originally Posted by shashank.aggarwal View Post Times of Inda says "Taj Mahal to remain open for tourists"

maybe it was closed for yesterday only..
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These things happen and the life goes on, sad but true part of life.
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Just seen on the BBc website that it is now open but notmany people turning up!!!
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Agra riots

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A tourist hasn't lived until they have seen an Indian riot..
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Ye Gods! The problem is they very well not still be living afterwards
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Originally Posted by Nick-H View Post Ye Gods! The problem is they very well not still be living afterwards
he said SEE a riot, not PARTICIPATE in one and like a friend of mine once said about the Gujarat riots - "Riots are nothing. It's just 10,000 people coming to kill you, that's all".

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