Bombs Hurled Over Idol Immersion Conflict, 5 Injured, 40 Houses Damaged
**Puri:** A group clash between two political groups during Lord Ganesha’s idol immersion procession injured 5 here on Saturday. Bombs were hurled by both the groups, damaging more than 40 houses.
The incident occurred in the Bramhapur village under Krushna Prashad block here.
According to reports, both the groups indulged in a conflict during the immersion procession on Friday evening.
On Saturday Morning, one of the groups allegedly attacked a person from the rival group.
After the incident, the conflict escalated and dozens of crude bombs were hurled by both the groups. Around 40 houses and at least 15 boats were damaged.
The injured have been admitted to the Nuapada Community Health Centre.