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2 youths shot at in clash during cricket match

Two youths were shot at today when two groups clashed during a cricket match in the Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad.

india Updated: Jun 23, 2013 22:02 IST

Two youths were shot at on Sunday when two groups clashed during a cricket match in the Sahibabad area of Ghaziabad.

Rijwan and Sohail sustained bullet injuries and were rushed to Ambay hospital, police said.

One person has been arrested, a senior police official said, adding that the hunt to nab other accused was on.

The incident occurred in Passonda area during a cricket match, police said, adding that youths of a group led by Sonu fired at Rijwan and Sohail after heated argument over some issue during the match.

"During the match, the two teams had a dispute over a wicket, following which the fight soon turned ugly and some members of Sonu's team took out country-made pistols and opened fire at Rijwan's group," said Ramnath Singh Yadav, Station House Officer, Sahibabad police station.

Police said another youth named Yunish was also injured in the clash though he didn't get bullet injuries.

"We have arrested Sonu and more arrests would be made soon," said Yadav.