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Clash erupts over Eid prayer in UP's Muzaffarnagar, 10 people injured

The incident took place Wednesday in Behda Thru village in the district when the two groups clashed over a dispute around offering of prayers

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

crime, police

At least 10 people sustained injuries in a clash between two groups over offering of prayers in a village under the Bhopa police station area in Muzaffarnagar, officials said Thursday.

The incident took place Wednesday in Behda Thru village in the district when the two groups clashed over a dispute around offering of prayers, they said.

As the clash turned violent, the members of the groups beat each other with sticks and pelted stones, police said.

Police teams rushed to the spot and brought the situation under control, they said, adding that additional personnel have been in deployed in large numbers as a precautionary measure.

First Published: Thu, June 06 2019. 10:25 IST
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