9 killed, 19 injured in gunfight between 2 groups over property dispute in UP’s Sonbhadra
| Wednesday | 17th July, 2019
Police said Sapahi village head Yagya Dutt and his supporters allegedly opened fire on the victims following a quarrel over a long pending land dispute, police said.
The injured have been rushed to the hospital where the condition of some of them was stated to be critical.
Agarwal told the news channel that the trigger for the clash appeared to be a land dispute.
Inspector General, Law and Order, Praveen Kumar said village head purchased 90 bigha land two years back.
“On Wednesday afternoon, village head along with his associates reached to take possession of the purchased land.
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