10 hurt in clash over Ganesh immersion in Odisha village

Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Puri, Sep 25:

At least 10 persons were injured in a group clash after violence erupted over immersion of Lord Ganesh’s idol at Nimbasant village in Delang area of Odisha’s Puri district.


As two groups clashed among themselves, two motor bikes were torched in the arson one of which is said to belong to the in-charge of the local police outpost, sources said.

As news broke about the clash, Pipili SDPO Jayant Mohapatra has rushed to the spot. A platoon of police men have been deployed at the spot.

Trouble started over blaring of loudspeakers during the immersion procession, the SDPO said.

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