Balasore: A clash broke out between two groups at Nidhibani village in Bhogarai block in Balasore last night injuring one person and leading to the arrest of seven more.
According to sources, a dispute erupted between two groups over the celebration of Kali Puja in the village. The argument turned violent when both the groups pelted stones at each other which injured one villager.
On being informed, police reached the spot and sent the injured person to a nearby hospital.
Police also arrested seven persons from the spot for their involvement in the violence.
The arrested persons will soon be forwarded to court, police said.