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Group Clash In Balasore Leaves 1 Dead, 9 Injured

**Balasore:** At least one person was killed and 9 others were injured in group clash here at Jankharia village under Sadar Police limits on Friday afternoon.

10 injured were admitted to Balasore District Headquarters Hospital following critical condition.

According to reports, members of two groups – Habib and Nasil of Muslim community started attacking each other mercilessly in the morning.

Though, the reason behind the incident is yet to be known, members of the two groups set afire three houses in the village.

On being informed, police officials rushed to the spot and pacified the irate mob and imposed Section 144 in the area anticipating further violence.

So far police have arrested around 50 persons suspecting their involvement in the crime.

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