Puducherry, Sep 16 (UNI) Tension prevailed at Thavalakuppam here today following a clash between two groups of fishermen last night.
Police said the clash erupted when the supporters of a villager ransacked the house of another villager.
A person was injured in the clash and was admitted to the government general hospital here.
Meanwhile, a group of persons gathered at the spot with deadly weapons were chased away by the police.
Police pickets were posted to prevent any untoward incident.
In another incident, police intervened to prevent a clash between autorickshaw drivers and public, when the latter objected to setting up an autostand near a church.