5 folks have been killed and eight others critically injured after two teams opened fireplace at one another over grazing of home animals in Madhya Pradesh’s Datia district on Wednesday, a police official stated.
The shootout between members of the Dangi and Pal communities happened round 9 am at Renda village within the district, which is the house turf of state house minister Narottam Mishra.
Citing the preliminary investigation, Datia Superintendent of Police (SP) Pradeep Sharma stated there was an altercation between one Prakash Dangi and Preetam Pal over the grazing of home animals three days in the past.
Through the heated argument, Prakash slapped Preetam following which cross-complaints have been filed and FIRs registered towards each communities, the SP stated.
Members of the 2 communities as soon as once more confronted off on Wednesday morning and engaged in a shootout, which left 5 lifeless and eight grievously injured, he stated.
Prakash Dangi, Ram Naresh Dangi, Surendra Dangi, Rajendra Pal and Raghvendra Pal died within the alternate of fireside, he stated. All of the deceased have been above 30.
The injured individuals have been admitted to the district hospital.
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