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Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19:

As many as five persons were injured in a group clash during Ganesh idol immersion procession in Old Town area of Odisha capital last night.

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According to reports, the incident took place at around 9.30 pm when Ganesh idol of Gyana Nagar here was on the way to be immersed. A clash ensued between some youths and the group escorting the idol after a heated exchange of words between them near Badheibanka Chhak here.

While five persons were injured in the clash, two of them sustained critical injuries and were admitted to a private hospital near Lewis Road here.

On being informed about the incident, police reached the spot and took the situation under control.

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