1 killed, 3 injured in clash in UP

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Muzaffarnagar, Mar 31 (PTI) A woman was shot dead and three people were injured in a clash between two groups over an old enmity in a village in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.

A case has been registered against eight people in connection with the incident that took place in Islampur Ghasauli village under Kandhla police station area on Tuesday evening, they said.

According to the FIR, two men, Sahendra and Satpal, got into an argument over an old dispute and it turned violent. Soon, their family members joined in. The two groups used firearms and stones to attack each other.

During the clash, a woman, Gazna, sustained bullet injuries and was rushed to the hospital, where doctors declared her dead, the police said.

The injured, including a woman, have been admitted to the hospital, they said.

A case has been registered at Kandhla police station against eight people. A police team has been formed to arrest them, Station House Officer (SHO) Rojant Tyagi said.

Security has been tightened in the village and additional police personnel have been deployed, the police said. PTI CORR MGA MGA DIV DIV