Bhubaneswar: Two persons were killed and a large number of motorbikes and vehicles were damaged and two groups of people indulged in throwing boulders at each other at Talcher in Angul district during immersion of Lord Angul idol last night.
According to reports, people belonging to Patana Sahi and Bhairabi Sahi were engaged in a fight over passing of comments during the Kartika idol last night. As many as two persons were injured in the incident. An auto, a car and as many as 12 motorcycles were damaged as agitators threw boulders at each other.
Adequate police personnel have been deployed on the spot to ensure that no tension escalates, said reports.