Clash in Phagwara, heavy police force deployed

Phagwara: Members of two communities armed with swords and other sharp weapons clashed and hurled stones at each other here today.

They took out protest march and clashed with each other at the Gaushala Road here.

Heavy police force was deployed in the town to prevent any untoward incident with Jalandhar Zone IG Loknath Angra, Kaputhala Deputy Commissioner Jaskiran Singh and SSP Rajinder Singh rushed to the scene to pacify the warring groups.

Both the sides indulged in hurling stones at each other and later claimed that a few of their activists were injured.