Two shot dead in MP

Bhind: Two persons were shot dead and as many were injured when the families of two groups of children fought over a petty issue at Senthri village here, police said on Monday.

The incident occured last evening under Mehgaon Police Station when a group of children had fought over some petty issue following which their parents also joined, they said.

The matter escalated to such an extent that one Gopal Singh and his family members shot dead Maharaj Singh and Sarnam Singh belonging to the rival group and also injured two others.

Police have registered a case against Gopal Singh and 10 others in this regard. The accused are absconding and so far no arrests have been made.

Police force has been deployed in the village following tension due to the incident.