A 24-year-old man sustained serious injuries in an exchange of fire between two groups in a government hospital premises in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district, police said Tuesday.
"Two groups owing allegiance to Vivek Singh and Shyam Singh fired 20-25 rounds at each other. Singh suffered a severe bullet wound," he said.
Sources said both persons had deployed ambulances at the district hospital and the fight was over who got to ferry a critical patient to Gwalior.
Sources said such fights are common as ambulance providers look at these long-distance patient-ferrying trips as an opportunity to fleece money.
"On a complaint made by Vivek Singh, we have booked 10 people, including Shyam Singh, for attempt to murder," Rudolf Alvares, Bhind Superintendent of Police.
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