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Rival religious groups clash leaves 7 injured

Rival religious groups clash leaves 7 injured

RAWALPINDI:  As many as seven people were injured when two rival religious groups had a free-for-all on Friday over the issue of leading the prayers.

Police said the injured were shifted to hospital for medical examination. Police will register a case and investigate the incident after receiving a report from the hospital.

The leaders of the two groups first had a heated argument which was followed a physical fight in which the enraged people used kick, punches and batons.

When contacted the SP (Sadar Circle) Ghayais Gull told Dawn that there was a dispute over leading the prayers. However, the groups did not use weapons.

Published in Dawn September 12th, 2015

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