Local groups clash in Kashipur Several detained situation remains tense

first_imgKolkata: A major clash broke out between two groups clash at Kashipur on Monday morning.Local sources informed that the two clubs in the locality on Khagen Chatterjee Road led by Ayub and Selim have been rivals for the past several years. On several previous occasions, members from both the clubs often fought with each other over handling of goods and other works at the railway siding. Chaos erupted on Sunday night when a cricket tournament was going on in the locality. During the match, some persons in an inebriated state pelted stones and bricks at the players on the ground. Later, the two groups got involved in a scuffle. But the matter soon ended following the intervention of senior residents. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Mercedes car in Kolkata, 2 pedestrians killedHowever, some youths of one of the groups started pelting stones at their rival group members on Monday morning around 10:30 am and the area turned into a war zone. The parties were equipped with iron rods, sticks, hockey sticks and wickets. Several people got injured in the clash. Both the groups ransacked multiple cars and bikes which were parked on the roadside. In the meantime, Kashipur police station was informed. Depending on the situation, Chitpore police station was also informed. Later, police personnel from both Chitpore and Kashipur police stations dispersed the mob and brought the situation under control almost after an hour. The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital where they were treated and discharged. Police have initiated a case and had detained 13 persons including Selim and Ayub. A police picket has been set up in the area as the situation remains tense in the area.last_img

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