Lucknow: Three people were killed and several others injured in clashes between two communities on Friday in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor district.
Violence broke out after a girl was allegedly harassed by a group of men, triggering a fight. Gunshots were fired, killing three people. The situation right now is tense but calm.
“It was an unprovoked firing by one set of people. Some of the victims are undergoing treatment in a hospital,” Uttar Pradesh police chief Javeed Ahmed said.
Senior officials were on the spot and six people had been taken into custody, he said.