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Groups clash over petty issue; 26 injured

One person was shot at on Sunday while 25 others, including six women, were injured when two groups clashed over a petty issue in Gyanpur police area of the district.

india Updated: Jul 19, 2009 20:44 IST

One person was shot at on Sunday while 25 others, including six women, were injured when two groups clashed over a petty issue in Gyanpur police area of the district.

Two groups fought pitched battles with sharp-edged weapons and country-made fire arms in the dalit locality of Jhingurpur village this morning over payment of Rs 150, police said.

Parasnath, who sustained bullet injuries, was rushed to a hospital in Varanasi, they said, adding condition of ten others were also serious. 21 people were arrested in this connection, police said.