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Two killed, two injured in firing over land dispute

Last Updated: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 21:37

Mathura: Two farmers were killed while two
others were injured following an attack on them by some rivals
in Unachgaon village on Thursday, police said here.

Six persons indiscriminately opened fire where the
farmers, both brothers, were in the field. While two died on
the spot, two others including a woman were injured. They have
been taken to a hospital, SP City Ram Lal Verma said.

He said hunt for the culprits is on and security has been
tightened in the village as a precautionary measure.

Police said prima facie, the attack was the outcome of a
property dispute between both two groups. Court cases in
connection with the land dispute was also on.

An FIR naming six persons has been registered.


First Published: Thursday, March 18, 2010 - 21:37
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