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Tension in Aligarh, five injured

At least five persons of two different communities were injured in clashes in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

IANS| Updated: Nov 01, 2016, 10:41 AM IST

Aligarh: At least five persons of two different communities were injured in clashes in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Tuesday.

Tension was reported from Aligarh`s Babri Mandi area after clashes broke out over bursting of firecrackers on Monday night. 

Officials said as people in the area were bursting crackers a night after Diwali, some persons from another community had objected.

Following which tensions erupted between the two sides as they came to blows and a few blank shots were fired, the police said. 

Additional security forces were deployed in the area, a home department official said, adding that the situation was under control.