NEW DELHI, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Mumbai Police have started probing Saturday's violence during a Muslim protest which left two dead and 100 injured, including 45 policemen, reported Indo-Asian News Service Sunday.
Police have set up a special team to investigate the entire incident and find out the causes and the people behind it, the report quoted Joint Police Commissioner (Crime) Himanshu Roy as saying.
Roy said police were also studying the speeches of organizers to determine if they were provocative or inflammatory.
The violence which started during a protest by Muslims against communal conflict in the northeast Indian state of Assam and Myanmar's etchnic clashes between Muslims and Buddhists, turned into riot during which at least one media vehicle was burnt and forced half of Mumbai paralyzed for several hours.
The trouble affected a two kilometer radius around Mumbai's historic Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus railway station, opposite which the Azad Maidan, the main venue of the Saturday procession, is situated.
Police have also detained 23 people from south Mumbai for the violence.