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Two shot dead over land dispute in Ahmedabad district

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Two persons were killed and nine injured in a clash over a land dispute at town in district Sunday, police said.

The dispute was about alleged encroachment on a plot of land near the town, they said.

"A fight broke out where one party opened fire, leaving three persons injured. Two died at a local community health centre while another is critically injured," said (rural) of Police R V Asari.

Eight others, who were attacked with sticks and sharp objects, were being treated at a government hospital, he said.

Those killed in the incident were identified as Mahesh Bharwad and

Two persons have been arrested so far and investigation is underway, Asari said.

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First Published: Sun, January 13 2019. 18:25 IST