Mangaluru: Two persons were seriously injured in clashes between members of two communities at Kodi near Kundapura in Udupi district, police said.
The clash began near a hotel at Halavalli where the two persons were attacked by a group of people yesterday. They had been hospitalised. Two others of another community also sustained minor injuries in the clashes, police said.
The complaint by two men who claimed they were attacked first registered at the Kundapur police station said they were attacked by a 25-member group with soda bottles. In the counter-complaint, the other two said they were attacked by a group of youths when they were returning from a relative's house.
Armed reserve police personnel had been deployed in the area following the clashes. Kundapur police have registered two cases and investigations are on.