Over 15 Hurts As Clash Erupts During Ganesh Idol Immersion Procession In Sonepur

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Sonepur: Over 15 persons including minors sustained critical injuries after a clash erupted between two groups during Ganesh idol immersion ceremony in Murshuni village under Birmaharajpur block.

According to sources, an altercation ensued between two groups during the immersion procession that was taken out from Gandhipada to Tikrapada area.

However, locals of Tikrapada opposed the procession sparking violence among the groups.

The situation turned ugly after both groups pelted stones besides thrashing each other. At least 15 persons including children and women sustained injuries in the violent clash.

While the injured were immediately admitted to the nearby hospital, local police reached the spot and registered a case regarding the incident, sources added.

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