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35 injured while celebrating India's T20 victory

Written by: Staff

Jammu, Sep 25: More than 35 peoples, including six police personnel were injured in a clash between two groups during the celebration of India's victory in Twenty20 cricket world cup at Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir.

Persons of two communities started pelting stones at each other after India won the world cup late this evening.

"A group was offering prayers at its religious place in Rajouri, alleged that they were attacked by the group of people who were taking a rally to mark the victory of India" , Inspector General of Police (IGP), Jammu, S P Vaid told the sources over phone.

However police, assisted by CRPF, taken immediate action to control the situation.

Police had used lathi charge and fired some rounds to disperse the mob, IGP Vaid said adding six police personnel, including Additional SP and SHO were also injured in the incident.

Situation had brought under control, the IGP said.


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