Communal tension in Pilibhit, over a dozen injured

Last Updated: Monday, April 11, 2011 - 14:30

Pilibhit: Tension prevailed in the
Bisalpur area of the district Monday following a communal clash over a petty dispute that left over a dozen people injured,
police said.
The incident took place when two youths of different
communities had an altercation over distribution of LPG
cylinder after which groups of both the communities clashed,
they said.

Later, when one group went to lodge an FIR at Bisalpur
police station, the other one also reached there and attacked
them with swords and sticks injuring over a dozen, the police
said.
A large number of force has been deployed in the area,
they said, adding, senior officers are reaching the spot to
control the situation.

PTI



First Published: Monday, April 11, 2011 - 14:30

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