NID: INDIA: SIKH VIOLENCE SPREADING

Created: 6/8/1984

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INDIA: Sikh Violence Spreading

Sikhs in New Delhi. Bombay. Punjab, and Jammu and Kashmir yesterday rioted In reaction to the final assault by Army iroops on the lempie complex in Amritsar and the death ot Sikh exiremisi leader Bhindranwale. At leasteaths have occurred. Press repons Indicate that paramtlliary units have been sent to Srinagar and Army iroops to Punch rear Kashmir's border with Pakistan lo quell Sikh vi o'ence.

ComrTvent: The spread ot Sikh violence against government lacililiet and non-Sikh religious places outside Punjab probably will damage public confidence in government claims lhal the crisis is waning

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