Fake news claim: A viral message on Social media claims, Islamic Jihadist mob attacked Hindus, looted & burnt 18 Houses & their property in Bhainsa town of Nirmal dist, Telangana last night. Mob also pelted stones, many injured. They cut water pipes of fire engines rushed to extinguish the fire.

Facts Check Verdict: True

News Verification: This incident happened in bhansia in the Adilabad district in Telangana.

Tension prevailed when a group torched around 10 motorbikes belonging to another group following a communal clash in Bhainsa town on Sunday midnight. Armed forces, led by Superintendent of Police C Shashidhar Raju, were deployed in a colony of the town for preventing untoward incidents.

As per telanganatoday, Some unknown youngsters sounded the horn of his motorbike in a colony, titled Korva Colony, in the midnight, annoying the residents, who were asleep and reprimanded the bikers. Scores of members of a section, reportedly, rushed to the colony set motorbikes and some houses, belonging to another section, ablaze. They allegedly targeted the home of a right-wing organization’s leader.

Many people have shared of the incident from Telangana, however, the report has not come on the national television.

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