Imphal, Oct 7: At least 7 persons were seriously injured when a bloody fight took place between two groups of people at Sora in Kakching district at around 10 am today morning. Report said that the swords and other deadly weapons were used during the fight and condition of some among the injured is stated to be serious. Those injured of one group are identified as Md. Abdul Khan, MD, Inaocha and MD Farid, all in their early twenties. Md. Azad Khan and Firoz Khan of the opposing group too were injured in the deadly scuffled. According to report, heated argument took place between supporters of a candidates after a a person identified as Md Azad Khan (50 years) was found posted as polling official at the Sora Junior High School Polling Station. As MD. Azad Khan hail from Sora Maning Leikai, supporter of a specific candidate protest. A minor scuffled even took place between Md. Azad Khan and a person identified as Abe in yesterday’s incident. Police which timely intervened the matter brought the situation under control. A written complained was allegedly lodged to the Kakching PS yesterday evening by Md. Azad but later withdrawn after both arrived to an understanding. However today morning again the when groups of people supporting Abe turn hostile after receiving news of a complaint being lodged to the Police station again. As a result a heated confrontation occurred with the groups supporting Md. Azad khan resulting to a deadly fight. Source said that both side carried swards and daggers. Police team rush the site and controlled the situation.
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