Sunday, June 5, 2011

Hungry no more?

Hey!!  Don't point that loaded pizza at me!!

I'll go willingly.

Police break up Indian yoga guru's hunger strike

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Indian police fired tear gas early Sunday to break up a hunger strike by a charismatic yoga guru demanding an end to endemic corruption, forcibly removing him and thousands of his followers.

An ensuing stampede by angry, rock-throwing supporters of Baba Ramdev injured more than 60 people, including 23 police, said Dharmendra, a senior New Delhi police officer who uses one name.

Police said officers detained Ramdev, who has millions of followers across India, for security reasons.

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