Police open fire to disperse clashing groups

Last Updated: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 17:38

Udalguri (Assam): Police opened fire to
disperse two groups which clashed over a piece of land in
Assam`s Udalguri district on Monday.

Official sources said there was tension in the
area since the early hours over the disputed land and the
clash ensued.

As police reached the spot both groups attacked the
policemen with stones.

The police then weilded its batons to disperse the
crowd but the mob continued to pelt stones and injured some
policemen.

At this police blank fired to disperse the mob, some
of whom received minor injuries.

The situation is now under control but tension
continues to prevail in the area, the sources added.

PTI



First Published: Monday, February 27, 2012 - 17:38

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