1 killed, 7 hurt in group clash in Balasore
Balasore: One person was killed while seven others were injured in a group clash that broke out at Katramahal village under Baliapal police limits in Balasore district on Monday.
The deceased has been identified as Rama Chandra Giri of the same locality.
According to an initial report, an argument ensued between one Bhanu Charan Dalei of the village and the locals over the land of primary school which he had taken possession and had planned to construct a house of his own.
The argument soon took an ugly turn after Dalei along with his family threw chili powder and attacked the villagers with sharp weapons.
Following the clash, Giri along with seven others sustained critical injuries. They were rescued and rushed to Balasore hospital where Giri was declared brought dead.