Four injured in clash over water

, 3:59 PM IST
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Muzaffarnagar: Four persons were injured in a clash between two groups over collecting water from hand pump at Banat town in Shamli district, police said today.

Lokendra and Islam had an argument over collecting water from hand pump following which their supporters clashed with sticks and firearms last evening, Circle Officer Nishank Sharma said.

Rahul, Palegram, Lokendra and Nitu were injured in the incident and later hospitalised, he said.

Security has been tightened and additional police force deployed in the area, the circle officer said.