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Two Sikh groups attack each other with swords at Patna Sahib Gurdwara

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 13:49

Zee Media Bureau/Ritesh K Srivastava

Patna: At least three people were seriously injured when two groups clashed at the Patna Sahib Gurdwara here on Tuesday.

According to initial reports, the clashes were reported between two groups - one representing the Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee and the other Bal Leela Committee.
The two groups clashed over the election of a new Granthi.

The situation soon turned worse when the supporters of the two groups took out their swords and attacked each other.

Patna Sahib Gurdwara Committee immediately informed the local administration and a police team was rushed to control the situation.
Some other reports claim that more people have sustained injuries in the unfortunate incident that comes on a day when Sikhs around the world are celebrating the `Prakash Parv`.

First Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 12:42

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