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Tight security in 2 UP villages amid caste tension

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Security has been tightened and extra police personnel deployed in two villages here following clashes between two groups, police said today.

Trouble started after the Dalit and groups, from Abdulpur and Lakhnoti villages respectively, violently clashed with each other yesterday, said, adding that 12 people were taken into custody and a case was registered.

A large number of police personnel has been deployed to maintain law and order in the area, Rizwan said.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 17:30 IST