11 injured in clash at Maharajganj

Eleven people were injured when villagers, demanding arrest of some persons, blocked road traffic and clashed with police in Maharajganj area here today.

Azamgarh: Eleven people were injured
when villagers, demanding arrest of some persons, blocked
road traffic and clashed with police in Maharajganj area here
today.

The villagers staged a demonstration and disrupted
vehicular traffic near Raghunathpur village demanding arrest
of some persons allegedly involved in an attack on a man last
evening.

When police used force to disperse them, the protesters
clashed with them and indulged in stone-pelting, Additional
Superintendent of Police Sarvesh Kumar Rana said.

Eleven people, including three policemen, were injured
in the violence, he said adding additional police personnel
were deployed in trouble-torn areas.

PTI