Demonstrators from the Jat community shout slogans as they block the Delhi-Haryana national highway during a protest at Sampla village in Haryana, India, Feb. 22, 2016. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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The death toll from caste unrest in northern India has risen to 28 but violence has subsided, officials said Thursday, as a court asked authorities to investigate reports of rape during the riots.On Wednesday the Punjab and Haryana High Court asked the government to investigate alleged incidents of sexual violence after media reports said at least 10 women were raped by Jat rioters in Sonipat district.Rioters set fire to nearly 50 cars on a key highway connecting the state to New Delhi during the protests, forcing their occupants to flee, with rioters stripping and raping 10 women during the chaos, media reports said.
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