Muzaffarnagar, May 31 (PTI) At least six people were injured in clashes that broke out between two groups belonging to different castes in Uttar Pradesh, police said today. Also Read - UP Horror: 50-year-old Widow Raped in Shahjahanpur

The violence was reported last evening in Malira village under the Kotwali police station following a minor dispute between the Dalits and the Tyagis. Also Read - 4 UP Information Officers Demoted to Watchmen & Peon After Their Promotions Were Found Illegal

After a brief altercation, both the groups pelted stones at each other, SHO Anil Kaperwal said. Also Read - Liquor to Get Cheaper in Uttar Pradesh as Yogi Govt Approves New Excise Policy | Here’s What You Will Have to Pay

The injured were shifted to a hospital. Security has been tightened in the village and extra police force has been deployed as a precautionary measure.

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