2 killed as rival groups trade gunfire in UP village

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 20:24

Jaunpur: Two persons were killed and six
injured in a gunbattle today between two rival groups during a
discussion on a move to bring no-confidence against a village
head at Samodpur village here, police said.

Markandey Singh (70) and Surendra Singh (40) were killed
this afternoon when supporters of Manoj Singh and his rival
Shiv Pratap Singh clashed at the village.

The police lodged an FIR in connection with the incident
and launched a manhunt to arrest the culprits.


First Published: Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 20:24

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