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 Maharashtra 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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