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Two injured in police firing during Muharram procession in Gujarat's Vadodara

Two persons were injured here in police firing during the tazia immersion procession on the occasion of Muharram around midnight, an official said today.

Published: 02nd October 2017 01:57 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd October 2017 01:57 PM   |  A+A-

Muslim devotees participate in procession on Muharram. Image used for representational purposes only. (File | PTI)

By PTI

VADODARA: Two persons were injured here in police firing during the tazia immersion procession on the occasion of Muharram around midnight, an official said today.

As the procession was passing through the Panigate area, some members from two different communities allegedly hurled abuses and threw stones at each other, Vadodara's police commissioner Manoj Shashidhar said.

A police official present on the spot fired two rounds to disperse the mob and and immediately brought the situation under control, he said.

Two persons were injured in firing. They were taken to a hospital where they were stated to be out of danger, he said.

The police commissioner said he also rushed to the spot and camped in the area till 4.30 am today to monitor the situation, which was under control.



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