One killed in clash in Muzaffarnagar district

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 14:37

Muzaffarnagar: One person succumbed to
injuries on Tuesday after he was shot in a clash between two groups which occurred over the construction of a temple`s boundary wall at Noor Nagar in the district, police said.

Ajay Kumar (25) was shot in the head during the clash yesterday.

He was taken to Delhi for treatment but he succumbed to injuries, police said.

Police have registered a case and arrested eight people in this connection so far.

Members of one of the groups had started construction of a temple`s boundary wall yesterday, which was objected to by the other group. The altercation had turned violent, leading to five people being injured.

Security has been tightened and extra police force has been deployed to prevent any untoward incident in the area.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 14:36

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