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Several persons injured in clash between tourists, locals

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

At least eleven tourists and three locals were injured in a clash at Merces village near Panaji this morning.

"There was a fight between a group of tourists from and local people over a petty issue," Deputy Superintendent of Police Nelson Albuqurque said.

One of the tourists had an argument with a local person at a restaurant which turned into a clash between two groups, he said.

The locals attacked the bus carrying tourists with sharp weapons, damaging it completely. A total of eleven tourists and three locals were injured, the DSP said.

Police registered a case of rioting against several people and arrested three local persons.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 19:48 IST