Tension in MP town following communal clash

Rajgarh (MP): Tension gripped the town of Khilchipur, about 20 km from here, following a dispute between two communities on Tuesday.

The incident occurred when a person belonging to a particular community tore off a poster, resulting in a clash with another community, police said.

The mob set a few shops afire.

District administration immediately took precautionary measures and imposed section 144 in the town and deployed additional forces.

Rajgarh Collector M B Ojha and Superintendent of Police K B Sharma have reached the town.

The situation is still tense but under control, police said.