Two killed, three injured in group clash in UP

Two persons were beaten to death while three others injured on Tuesday when two groups clashed over a petty issue in Bankata area of Deoria district.

The tiff started after Deo Prasad Rai entered into an argument with Shrikant Rai over seat sharing in a vehicle in Jaitpura village yesterday, police said.

This morning, Dev Prasad, Rajan Rai, Pinku Rai, Ashok and Santosh were attacked allegedly by Shrikant and two others with sticks and rod.

While Dev Prasad and Rajan died on the spot, Pinku, Ashok and Santosh were injured and were admitted to a hospital, police said, adding that a case has been registered.