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Eight prisoners injured in clash in Tihar

IANS  New Delhi, July 22, 2013
First Published: 02:19 IST(22/7/2013) | Last Updated: 02:20 IST(22/7/2013)

Eight prisoners were injured here in a clash between two groups inside the Tihar Jail, the official said on Sunday.

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"The clash was an outcome of a fight for dominance among the prisoners," a jail official said.

The two groups, lodged in jail number 3, suddenly started fighting around 4 p.m. They were separated with the help of jail wardens and security personnel, the official said.

A total of eight inmates received minor injuries and were taken to Deen Dayal Upadhaya hospital.

Police has been informed about the clash. A case will be registered, the official added.

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