Stone pelting, clashes during Hanuman Jayanti procession in Delhi, cop shot at
New Delhi: Clashes erupted between members of two communities during a procession carried out on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti in Delhi on Saturday.
As per the inputs from the ground, fierce stone pelting was witnessed between the two communities in Jahangirpuri with several people getting injured in the melee. Among those wounded were police personnel as well. One of them received a gunshot wound, according to the early inputs. The injured were admitted to Babu Jagjivan Ram Hospital for treatment.
Sources said that there was a fierce ruckus between the two groups Saturday evening when the procession passed through the Jahangirpuri area. Along with stone-pelting, two to three rounds of bullets were also fired in which the policeman was injured. Tensions are high in the area even as a large posse of police personnel has been deployed in the locality. (ETV Bharat)