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Communal Clash injures 18 at Veerpura Bazar in Uttar Pradesh, say Police Officials

The incident took place last night when the members of two communities clashed during a fair over some dispute involving their children

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Pratapgarh (UP), Nov 2, 2016: In a communal clash, 16 people were injured at Veerpura Bazar in Fatanpur area here, said Police officials today.

According to the PTI report, last night the incident took place when the members of two communities clashed during a fair over some dispute involving their children, they said.

The argument went so bad that both the factions resorted to brick batting, firing and tried to torch huts, resulting in injuries to over 18 persons, said Superintendent of Police S P Verma to PTI.
– prepared by NewsGram Team.

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