Two Critical in Bhadrak Group Clash
Bhadrak: At least two persons were critically injured after a violent clash broke out between two groups over land encroachment at Belmal village of Dhamanagar block in the district on Tuesday.
According to sources, a heated argument ensued between two groups over the land encroachment near Senapatia pond in the village. Later, the commotion took an ugly turn with one group attacking another.
While two persons sustained critical injuries in the quarrel, the irate members of one group set three houses of the rival group on fire, causing damage to properties worth lakhs of rupees.
On the other hand, the police, on receiving information reached the village and brought the situation under control. One platoon of police was also deployed at the village to maintain the law and order.