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14 detained after communal clash in Ahmedabad

Last Updated: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 13:40

Ahmedabad: 14 persons have been
detained following a clash between two groups in Jamalpur area
of the city today, police said.

The incident occurred in Jamalpur area where groups
belonging to two communities came out on the road following a
dispute over a petty issue and started pelting stones at each
other this morning, they said.

According to police, three tear gas shells were fired to
disperse the crowd which got violent.

Seven persons from each of the two communities have been
detained for rioting and further investigation in the matter
was on, police said, adding situation in the area was normal

Those who sustained minor injuries were discharged from
the hospital after first aid, they said.


First Published: Friday, July 16, 2010 - 13:40

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