UP: Clash between two groups over cow slaughter
Meerut: Several people were injured following a clash between two communities over reports of cow slaughter here, police said on Sunday.
Violence broke out in Bhanwara village here after supporters of three arrested youths reached the house of complainants last night and opened fire, they said.
The youths, belonging to a particular community, were arrested earlier yesterday on charges of cow slaughter, police said.
Heavy police force has been deployed in the village to maintain law and order and the situation is currently under control, police said.