Five killed as rival groups exchange fire in MP village

Five persons were on Thursday killed and seven others injured in an exchange of fire between two rival groups at Bavshiya village here, police said.

Last Updated: Feb 03, 2011, 16:12 PM IST

Vidisha: Five persons were on Thursday killed and seven others injured in an exchange of fire between two rival groups at Bavshiya village here, police said.
Kallu Khan, who had been village sarpanch for 35 years, was defeated by a woman relative of a person, Murad Khan, in the panchayat polls here some months back, following which enmity prevailed between the two groups, Area Inspector
Mohammad Saleem said.

This morning, the groups entered into an altercation after which they exchanged fire under Satpada police station area, leaving five dead, he said.

PTI