Youth shot dead in clash over land in Baghpat

Muzaffarnagar: A 22-year-old man was shot dead and three others were injured when a clash broke out over a piece of land in Sarora village in Baghpat district, police said.

The deceased Bablu, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district, and his brothers were involved in a dispute over a tract of land which led to the altercation here yesterday, they said.

Security has been tightened in the village to prevent recurrence of any untoward incident, they added.

A case has been registered against 15 people in this regard.