Twelve injured in communal clash

Last Updated: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 16:40

Anand: Twelve persons, including five
policemen, were injured in a communal violence in Petlad in
the district.

The police fired eight rounds to disburse the rioting
mob.

The violence started between members of two communities
in Sardar chowk area of Petlad, over a petty issue, yesterday.

A few vehicles were torched by the mob, and stones were
thrown, police said.

Tear gas shells were lobbed, followed by firing, to run
off the mob. One person was injured in the police firing.

Five policemen, including a DySP-rank officer, were
injured in stone-pelting, according to police.

An FIR has been lodged against 19 absconding men.

PTI



First Published: Friday, November 11, 2011 - 16:40
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