Balangir, Feb 7: As many as five persons of two families sustained critical injuries after a clash broke out between two neighbouring families at Pendumunda village under Gudabhela block in this district on late night of Saturday.
According to sources, the verbal spat broke out between the two families over an alleged domestic dispute. Later, it took an ugly turn as the groups attacked each other in which five persons sustained injuries.
On being informed, the local police reached to the spot and brought the situation under control. Later, the injured persons were admitted to a nearby government hospital and were undergoing treatment till the last report came in.