Five injured in clashes between Thakurs and Dalits in Muzaffarnagar

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Muzaffarnagar: Five persons were injured in a clash between two communities at Dukhad village in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Monday.

Sanjay, who belonged to the Thakhur community, had gone to the Dalit locality for some work where an altercation broke out between him and another man, police said.

Soon the situation turned violent as more people from both sides joined them and engaged in brickbats, leaving five of them injured, an official of Khagoliya police station said.

He said the injured, Sanjay, Yogender, Vikas, Monti and Sachin, were rushed to a nearby hospital.

A case has been lodged by the police and security stepped up in the village, the official said

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