Six injured in group clash in Muzaffarnagar

Last Updated: Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 14:13

Muzaffarnagar: At least six persons were
injured when two groups clashed over a disputed land at
Mundait village here, police said on Saturday.

An altercation between both the groups broke out
yesterday when one group tried to construct a religious
structure on the disputed land under Thana Bhawan police
station which was opposed by the other.

Senior police officials rushed to the spot to quell the
escalating tension and brought the situation under control.

The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital.

Additional police personnel have also been deployed in
sensitive areas to prevent any stray incidents of violence,
said officials.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 15, 2011 - 14:13

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