16 injured in clash between UP, Haryana farmers

Tension prevailed on the Uttar Pradesh-Haryana border following clash between farmers of the two states.

Muzaffarnagar: Tension prevailed on the
Uttar Pradesh-Haryana border following clash between farmers
of the two states in which 16 people were injured, police said on Saturday.

Trouble started at Khurgan village under Kairana
police station when UP farmers working in their fields were
attacked by Haryana villagers last evening, they said.

The situation was brought under control after the
police intervened.

Deputy Superintendent of Police A K Shukla told PTI
that senior officials of the two states would soon hold a
meeting to resolve the boundary dispute that has been often
resulting in clash in the border area.

Six districts of Western UP--Muzaffarnagar,
Saharanpur, Baghpat, Gautambudha nagar, Bullandshar and
Aligarh-- witness frequent clashes between farmers of the two
states over boundary dispute.

Security has been tightened at the border after the
incident, they said.

PTI

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