Moga: A man was killed and twelve
others injured after residents of two villages of Muktsar district clashed over the construction of a bundh, police said
Senior Superintendent of Police Indermohan Singh said
the clash took place when Pakka villagers armed with weapons
yesterday rushed to the site of the bundh constructed by
Nandgarh villagers had constructed the bundh to save
their village from floods, while Pakka villagers objected to
it as they claimed that this would result in flooding on their
side and cause damage to their crops.
The two sides clashed over dismantling of the bundh, police said.
Mohan Singh, a resident of Nandgarh, was killed when
someone opened fire during the clash, they said.
Police have been deployed at the site and a case has been
registered in connection with the incident.