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Group clash during Ganesh immersion in Subarnapur; 15 injured

5/09/2019 at 9:41 AM

Bhubaneswar: As many as 15 persons, including women and children, were injured as a group clash ensued during immersion procession of Lord Ganesh idol at Murshundi village under Birmaharajpur block in Subarnapur district last night.

According to reports, Ganesh idol immersion process was being undertaken by members of a youth club of Tikripada village when some youths in Murshundi village opposed them. This led to a bloody fight between them. In the clash, 15 people, including women and some children, belonging to both the groups were injured. They all have been admitted to a hospital.

FIRs have been lodged at the Birmharajpur police station on behalf both the groups. Police were yet to arrest any of the accused.

Sources said police have reached the spot and formed a peace committee to resolve the issue amicably and soothe the prevailing tension.

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