Several injured in clash between villagers, military aspirants

Saharanpur: Over 24 persons were injured and train windows damaged today after a group of villagers and military aspirants allegedly pelted stones at each other near Sonaarjunpur railway halt here, police said.

An argument broke out between the military aspirants, who had come here for recruitment exams, and villagers over seats in train, they said.

Later, when the aspirants were returning, some villagers pelted stones at the train, they said.

The aspirants also pelted stones at the villagers, they said, adding, several persons were injured and train windows damaged.

The Government Railway Police reached the spot and controlled the situation.